Publication Date

4-4-1969

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Keywords

Cardiology, thoracic surgery, heart, artificial, heart transplantation, patients, heart failure, prostheses and implants, Heart--Surgery, Heart--Artificial, Heart--Transplantation, Heart--Transplantation--Patients, Heart failure, Prosthesis

Abstract

Footage of Liotta Total Artificial Heart console and interview with Haskell Karp, the first recipient of an artificial heart, as he wakes up 12 hours after surgery. The Liotta-Cooley Artificial Heart was designed to allow patients in heart failure to wait until a human heart was available for transplantation. See more at ic-043.pdf.

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