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A French company is preparing to test a complex artificial heart that combines biology with machinery.

A French company is preparing to test a complex artificial heart that combines biology with machinery.

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.

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.

The Era of Artificial Hearts Has Begun [Future of Medicine: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/future-medicine/]

The Era of Artificial Hearts Has Begun [Future of Medicine: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/future-medicine/]

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/]

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/]

The cyborgs are here! The cyborgs are here! A half-cow, half-electronic artificial heart has been used to save a 75-year old Frenchman!

The cyborgs are here! The cyborgs are here! A half-cow, half-electronic artificial heart has been used to save a 75-year old Frenchman!

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.

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

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