World's 1st completely robotic heart slated for transplant by 2028
from Cardiovascular Business
In just eight years, the world’s first completely robotic “hybrid” heart will be ready for transplant. That’s according to a report from the U.K.’s
, which on Jan. 23 published an article claiming the innovation might completely eradicate the need for transplants within the next decade. Dutch physicians, including Jolanda Kluin of the University of Amsterdam, are working with the British Heart Foundation to develop the hybrid heart model, which will reportedly be made of soft artificial muscles and sensors and coated in lab-grown human tissue.
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