Next stage for 3D printing: custom sized and shaped 3D heart implants are still being tested, but there is strong consensus that once the product is made available to the market, there will be no shortage in terms of demand.
Successful heart transplant after using experimental artificial heart | A 44-year-old woman has received a successful heart transplant, thanks to an experimental Total Artificial Heart designed for smaller patients. [The Future of Medicine: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/future-medicine/]
This Wearable Leg Brace Can Power An Artificial Heart By Taking a Walk | The new device is a medical leg brace which is provided with an attached motor, the motor can generate power through the walking movement, so every time the user bends his knee, energy is produced.
8 Must-Have Implants for the Cyborg Patient | Next-gen medical devices include artificial hearts, neurostimulators to restore vision, and chips to dispense birth control