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Comments on CARMAT Bioprosthetic Total Human Heart Replacement
'George Walt's corporate existence proved the workability of wholly mechanical organs...'- Philip K. Dick, 1964. (Read the complete story)

"The problem with being an avid science fiction reader and then seeing science reality is that reality often winds up feeling like a (very rough) first draft. I was pretty impressed with this until I saw all the klugey external gear that goes with it. Give me a one piece prosthetic or give me death!"
(Erik N. 5/14/2013 7:30:15 PM)
"I, too, am a bit of a purist. However, the benefit of this device is that the patient can apparently walk around entirely untethered to other machinery. Which is a pretty good accomplishment. Sorry about the let-down, though."
(Bill Christensen 5/14/2013 7:41:18 PM)
"didn't Chev Chelios wear a little fanny pack like that along with his mechanical heart in Crank 2?"
( 5/14/2013 7:46:54 PM)
"Not your fault Bill. You're just keeping us informed. Mostly I blame the world for not living up to my expectations. And you're right; being able to go untethered is a huge step. "
(Erik N. 5/14/2013 8:16:40 PM)
"Interesting that the artificial ventricles pump alternately, while the natural ventricles pump together.Presumably there is enough "give" in the system to compensate. I wonder what it sounds like."
(Peter Jacobs 5/15/2013 4:05:06 PM)
"I wonder what it feels like from the inside."
( 5/15/2013 7:54:15 PM)

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