Czech Man Becomes the First Person in the World to Live With No Heart or Pulse, By Christine HsuQuicklink submitted by Ethan Hollow Permalink
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|A 37-year-old man from Czech Republic recently became the first man to live without a heart for six months. Jakub Halik, a former firefighter lived without a pulse for six months after undergoing pioneering surgery in April when doctors removed his heart and replaced it with mechanical pumps, according to The Sun. 'I feel great though. It's amazing to think I'm functioning like a completely healthy man when I don't even have a heart,' he added.|
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