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Czech Man Becomes the First Person in the World to Live With No Heart or Pulse, By Christine Hsu

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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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All I can say is WOW...... by Jack Swint on Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 at 12:57:49 PM
The doctor who performed my heart transplant in Au... by Daniel Geery on Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 at 1:56:14 PM
I thought that tricky Dick Cheney was the first pe... by Mark Adams JD/MBA on Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 at 4:33:21 PM
now comes from Mr Mark Adams, xexe... by Ethan Hollow on Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 at 4:38:01 PM
Altius would have gladly let me die, but they were... by Daniel Geery on Sunday, Oct 7, 2012 at 1:17:08 PM
...are all the monkeys who so willingly gave their... by Ned Lud on Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 at 5:03:55 PM
there are quite a few guys who seemed to be functi... by Meryl Ann Butler on Sunday, Oct 7, 2012 at 12:15:02 PM
I've even met a few women of the same species.Mayb... by Daniel Geery on Sunday, Oct 7, 2012 at 1:19:10 PM
... we have to send them all to Oz! LOL... by Meryl Ann Butler on Sunday, Oct 7, 2012 at 8:47:23 PM
Has anyone checked to see if Mitt Romney has a pul... by Ginger McClemons on Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 at 5:48:10 PM
courage or a brain. He should take a trip to Oz. O... by Daniel Geery on Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 at 7:18:29 PM