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.
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.