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Cardiology Management

Silicone Heart That Looks Like a Real Heart

2017 17 Jul

A soft artificial heart that beats almost like a human heart has been developed by researchers from ETH Zurich. The artificial heart was created from silicone using a 3D-printing, lost-wax casting technique; it weighs 390 grams and has a volume of 679 cubic centimetres. A well-functioning artificial heart is a real necessity: about 26 million people... Read more