World’s Smallest Artificial Heart

The  world’s smallest artificial heart has been made by Italian scientists. The device is a titanium pump weighing merely 11 grams having the ability to endure a flow of up to 1.5 litres per minute, was used in an emergency case of a 16-month-old infant suffering from dilated myocardiopathy . The artificial heart helped the infant in surviving 13 days before a real heart transplant.

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