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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M2 EQUITYBITES-March 7, 2018-Abbott's Masters HP 15mm rotatable mechanical heart valve for paediatric patients passes US FDA approval
M2 PHARMA-March 7, 2018-Abbott's Masters HP 15mm rotatable mechanical heart valve for paediatric patients passes US FDA approval
Little Ella is in intensive care hooked up to a mechanical heart as her parents look on helplessly.
Contract award notice: A set of mechanical heart support
Manufacturers develop mechanical heart valves from synthetic materials such as pyrolytic carbon, titanium alloy, and cobalt-based alloys and tissue heart valves from bovine, porcine, and human tissues.
Warfarin protects against stroke by decreasing the risk for blood clots due to mechanical heart valves, and conditions like the heart rhythm abnormality atrial fibrillation.
Patients prescribed warfarin (Coumadin) because of atrial fibrillation or a mechanical heart valve are at increased risk of blood clots and often lack knowledge of the foods and drugs that can cause severe side effects.
One of the company's debt collectors starts to question his career when he ends up with a mechanical heart, and when he cannot pay, his own partner is sent to recover it.
BARCELONA Women with mechanical heart valves who become pregnant face a very-high-risk pregnancy, with a 58% rate of an uncomplicated pregnancy resulting in a live birth, according to international registry data collected since 2007.
The treatment of women in child bearing age with a mechanical heart valve is a real challenge for the medical staff.
Aged 22, Jilly had a mechanical heart valve fitted following a heart attack.

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