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Artificial human body parts and organs invented around the world

No-pulse, continuous-flow artificial heart

Billy Cohn & Bud Frazier, two visionary doctors from the Texas Heart Institute, who in March of 2011 successfully replaced a dying man’s heart with the device they developed, proving that life was possible without a pulse or a heart beat. 264 more words


A Heart That Doesn't Beat

So, this is a piece we put together for Futureproof. It tells the story of Drs Billy Cohn and Bud Frazier, who are developing an artificial heart that would leave the recipients without a heartbeat. 140 more words


TEDMED Highlights 2012 (video links!)

TEDMED Highlights 2012

My selection of innovative and inspiring TED talks around Medicine and Healthcare from the latest TEDMED round in April 2012.

What is TED and TEDMED? 783 more words


Heart Stop Beating.

Two doctors Billy Cohn and Bud Frazier from the Texas Heart Institute successfully replaced a dying man’s heart with a device—proving that it is possible for your body to be kept alive without a heart, or a pulse.  224 more words