First Total Artificial Heart Successfully Transplanted In the US. The artificial heart has four chambers and runs on external power. Welcome to a new cyborg future

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2040: “Honey have you seen my heart’s charger”


Did nobody read this? Its temporary. Patient has to carry 9lbs of batteries and cables and has to go back to get charged up periodically. This is only meant as a “bridge” until a transplant is available. Still cool though.


Is that still a transplant?


Looking forward to living the 200 years I always wished by being a cyborg. I’m all for it.


Wasn’t Barney Clark the first person to receive an artificial heart in the ‘80s?