France pioneers artificial heart implant

Sun 22 Dec 2013 12:18 PM GST
Surgeons at a Paris hospital have implanted a revolutionary new artificial heart which is designed to stay in the body for five years. Similar devices have been used for decades as a short-term measure, but patients can keep the new one for longer as they await donors.

(Source: Al Jazeera English YouTube channel)

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