artificial heart

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Noun1.artificial heart - a pump that replaces the natural heart
implant - a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
Jarvik artificial heart, Jarvik heart - a kind of artificial heart that has been used with some success
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ar·ti·fi·cial heart

n. corazón artificial, aparato que bombea la sangre con la capacidad funcional de un corazón normal.
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Film "Oliver Twist" (2005) - a film adaptation by director Roman Polanski starring Ben Kingsley, Barney Clark, Michael Heath, and Jeremy Swift.
Film 'Oliver Twist' (2005) - a film adaptation by director Roman Polanski starring Ben Kingsley, Barney Clark, Michael Heath, and Jeremy Swift.
When Barney Clark, a retired dentist with end-stage heart failure, received the world's first permanent mechanical heart in 1982, his wife worried he might not still be able to love her.
True Valor: Barney Clark and the Utah Artificial Heart
Barney Clark, recipient of a Jarvik permanent artificial heart, died at the University of Utah Medical Center.
30AM Roman Polanski's period drama, based on Charles Dickens' novel, starring Barney Clark and Ben Kingsley.
Period drama, based on Charles Dickens' novel, starring Ben Kingsley, Barney Clark and the late Edward Hardwicke.
Kolff continued his work on the artificial heart and in 1982, under his supervision; the first "permanent" artificial heart was implanted in a human patient, Barney Clark, who survived 112 days.
The device represented an advance on the Jarvik-7 heart implanted in Barney Clark in 1982, which was powered by a large air pump connected to the heart pump with tubes inserted through the skin.
Barney Clark was another skilled practitioner of human technology.
Richard Smith, MSEE, CCE, has been named the recipient of the Barney Clark Award by the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs.
With: Unax Ugalde, Belen Rueda, Hugh Dancy, Barney Clark, Anne Reid.