Progress with artificial hearts

So apparently they’ve now implanted an artificial heart into a man. It’s much more advanced then the old Jarvik artificial heart. Has sensors, etc. Just requires a 9 pound external pump be carried. More concerning is the battery life on the pump is only 4 hours. If the battery life could just be upped by a factor of 3 you might have something supremely usable.

But something else is progressing too, it’s called 3D printing of vascular organs like hearts, lungs, etc. That to me is the best long term solution.

The article can be found here.

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