He Is The World’s First HEARTLESS Man

by Nasyr - 11-04-2015, 07:36 PM
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Posted: 11-04-2015, 07:36 PM
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Dr. Billy Cohn and Dr. Bud Frazier, from the Texas Heart Institute, saved Craig Lewis, 55, from dying of amyloidosis – a life threatening heart condition that fills internal organs with a viscous protein that causes rapid heart beat and kidney and liver failure. When even a pacemaker failed to save his life and he just had 12 hours to live, the two doctors removed Lewis’ heart and installed a ‘continuous flow’ device that allowed blood to circulate his body without a pulse!

The doctors first tested the device on nearly 70 calves. They removed the animals’ hearts and by the next day, the calves were doing everything they were the day before – eating, sleeping, and moving – but this time, without a heart pumping blood through their bodies.

After the 48-hour long surgery, Lewis’ wife was astonished when she tried to listen to his pulse. “I listened and it was a hum, which was amazing. He didn’t have a pulse,” she told NPR. His kidneys and liver, however, failed him and after a few months his family asked the doctors to unplug the device.

Dr. Cohn and Dr. Frazier proved that life is possible without a pulse or a heartbeat. “Heart Stop Beating” is the story of these two doctors and the process they had to go through to replace Lewis’ dying heart with a ‘continuous flow’ device.

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Posted: 11-04-2015, 07:54 PM
This is fucking amazing :noh:

How long this would last, I wonder?
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Posted: 11-04-2015, 08:31 PM
What?
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Posted: 11-04-2015, 08:48 PM
Thats crazy! Welcome to modern technology...
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Posted: 11-04-2015, 10:52 PM
no more heart attacks?

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Posted: 11-04-2015, 11:20 PM
(11-04-2015, 10:52 PM)Hug Wrote: no more heart attacks?

:D

See that's what I thought when I came across the article title.
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Posted: 11-04-2015, 11:44 PM
We are going to last longer Tongue
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Posted: 22-06-2015, 10:00 AM
How long this would last, I wonder?
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Posted: 10-11-2015, 05:46 AM
How long this would last, I wonder?
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