Russian scientists will create an artificial heart to 2017

In the near future, scientists from the Vladimir University will present a working model of artificial heart, made on the territory of Russia. First results of the work they plan to publish in 2017.

Now the artificial heart was tested on animals, and results were positive. Animals living with the body for two weeks or more. On the functions of the artificial heart is not different from the present. The weight of the structure depending on the features range from 300 to 650 grams.

As the basis, the frame is made of stainless steel, titanium and plastic. Eats the heart from your portable battery. People, experts say, will be able to live with an artificial heart up to five years, while there is a donor organ.

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