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

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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A fifth man has received a self-contained artificial heart but is having problems with his lungs, surgeons at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA announced on November 6.
An artificial heart is a tremendously difficult problem because the human body is living tissue," Shumway said in an interview appearing in the San Francisco Chronicle.
In a South Korean first, an infant has successfully received an artificial heart.
Therefore, our goal is to develop an artificial heart that is roughly the same size as the patient's own one and which imitates the human heart as closely as possible in form and function," says Cohrs.
ANSM suspended work with the artificial heart after the last patient operated on died just over three months later.
GlobalData's Medical Devices sector report, "Total Artificial Heart - Medical Devices Pipeline Assessment, 2016" provides an overview of Total Artificial Heart currently in pipeline stage.
An artificial heart could be pumping inside a human chest within five years.
M2 PHARMA-March 31, 2015-FDA Clears SynCardia to Study Smaller Version of Total Artificial Heart
ISLAMABAD -- For the first time, an artificial heart that may give patients up to five years of extra life has been successfully implanted in a 75-year-old French man.