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Briton gets world’s first battery-powered heart pump

August 17th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A 60-year-old Briton, who suffered heart failure but was too ill to survive a transplant, has become the world's first to get a heart pump powered ... Read more...

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First US teen patient with implanted mechanical heart device discharged

November 12th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Texas Children's Hospital has become the first paediatric hospital in the US to discharge a child while on an intracorporeal ventricular assist device (VAD), a feat previously accomplished ... Read more...

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