Total Artificial Heart - How Does It Work?

The TAH replaces the lower chambers of the heart, called ventricles. Tubes connect the TAH to a power source that is outside the body. The TAH then pumps blood through the heart’s major artery to the lungs and the rest of the body.


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  • SourceUrl: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/80195
  • Syndication ID: 17866
  • Language: English
  • Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Date Syndication Captured: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 03:33 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 12:57 AM

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