A pump to get the heart racing

 作者:熊舷莱     |      日期:2019-03-03 02:11:02
By Anna Gosline A NEW type of pump to help failing hearts will undergo clinical trials this autumn in the UK. Its design is intended to solve the problems of mechanical failure and blood clotting that have bedevilled artificial hearts and pumps since they were invented. It also has a curious side effect: people implanted with the device have no pulse. The VentrAssist, which is made by Australian company Ventracor,