Smallest Artificial Heart

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The world record of creating ‘smallest artificial heart’ has been achieved by Dr. Robert Jarvik from Rome, Italy.

A 16-month-old baby with dilated cardiomyopathy; a degenerative condition of the heart wall, was implanted the Jarvik’s device; an implantable pump weighing all of 11 grams (an adult artificial heart weighs 900 grams).
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