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World's first artificial heart patient dies in Paris after 75 days


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World's first artificial heart patient dies in Paris after 75 days

Seventy-five days after a transplant of the world’s first artificial heart, the Carmat, the Georges Pompidou European Hospital in Paris has announced the 76-year-old man who received it has died.

The cause of death is not yet known, but the man had been suffering from terminal heart failure and was only given days, or a few weeks, to live.

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