UNBELIEVABLE! See The First Man To Live Without A Heart (Photos)


The First Man To Live Without A Heart , Have you seen seen the man living without a heart

? Is is possible to live without a heart? Well read the news article below.

A gentleman named Craig Lewis , a 55-year-old experiencing a life threatening heart disease , named “amyloidosis” , was admitted to the Texas Heart Institute.

Amyloidosis (am-uh-loi-DO-sis) is a rare disease that occurs when a substance called amyloid builds up in your organs. Amyloid is an abnormal protein that is produced in your bone marrow and can be deposited in any tissue or organ.

Luckily , Dr. Billy Cohn and Dr. Bud Frazier from the Institute came up with what they call a “continuous flow” device which would let blood to circulate through his body without a pulse.

They detached Mr Lewis’ heart and then connected the device -the patient was up , well and speaking with doctors in the same day.

The device is formed by intricately tying together two ventricular assist devices , replacing the entire heart , It whirls instead of pulses , spinning blood through the body in a continuous flow.

Dr. Cohn is a expert surgeon , as well as an discoverer and scientist who has consumed a large part of his life developing technologies to substitute or repair the human heart. The most distinguished device being what is called the Left Ventricular Assist Device , also termed as LVADs.

Cohn teamed up with Dr. Bud Frazier to make a new discovery that uses the technology from LVADs to duplicate the functions of the heart’s right and left ventricles.

They (inappropriately) tried their device on 70 calves , all of whom gave a flat line on an EKG , no heart rate or pulse , yet they were flawlessly normal , ate normally and related with each other normally but again , had no heartbeat.

The heart is a muscular organ that pumps blood around the body.

Common diseases that affect the heart are myocardial infarction , endocarditis , rheumatic heart disease , cardiomyopathy , congenital heart diseases , atherosclerosis , myomas , cancers , hemochromatosis , coronary artery diseases and so on.

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