Artificial Heart Research – Memories & Milestones

Part 13 – Artificial Heart Research

The development of the world’s first mechanical blood pump for patients awaiting heart transplants is discussed by the people involved. Since 1976, more than 4,000 patients worldwide have received heart assist devices based on Penn State technology. Dr. Gerson “Gus” Rosenberg and Dr. William Pierce are profiled.

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