First Possessor of the Artificial Heart Dies in Paris
05 march 2014, 10:14 1368 views













Development of an artificial heart for many years is undertaken in the company Carmat. The creation of the scientists and physicians was transplanted to the patient with end-stage heart failure. The world's first transplant operation was carried out in mid-December 2013 at the European Hospital Georges Pompidou, reports RIA Novosti.

The man, whose name was not disclosed, was close to death, however after the surgery, the doctors assessed his condition as "stable" and disconnected him from the device of artificial ventilation just one day after surgery.

In a communiqué received from the hospital, said that "doctors providing post-operative treatment have learned important lessons from the first clinical experience."