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August 1, 1988 | DR. RICHARD K. WAMPLER, Nimbus Medical Inc. of Rancho Cordova
For decades, heart surgeons have experimented with, and fantasized about, man-made devices that can replace the workings of the human heart. Recently, in a Houston hospital, a new type of artificial heart pump was used on a human patient for the first time. Radically different from other heart substitutes, the new pump is about the size of a pencil eraser and does not require opening of the chest to be inserted.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 1, 1988 | DR. RICHARD K. WAMPLER, Nimbus Medical Inc. of Rancho Cordova
For decades, heart surgeons have experimented with, and fantasized about, man-made devices that can replace the workings of the human heart. Recently, in a Houston hospital, a new type of artificial heart pump was used on a human patient for the first time. Radically different from other heart substitutes, the new pump is about the size of a pencil eraser and does not require opening of the chest to be inserted.
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