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Dr. Frazier Displaying Battery Powered Heart

Dr. Frazier Displaying Battery Powered Heart

Original caption: Houston: First time used in human, a portable, battery powered heart pump was implanted in a patient by surgeons at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, last week. Dr. O.H. Frazier, chief of the THI Cardiopulmonary Transplantation Program, explains the device. The heart pump is implanted in the abdomen, but the control, and batteries (foreground) can be worn in lightweight shoulder holster.
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May 15, 1991
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