Carmat Reveals Health Status of Third French Artificial Heart Patient

A third patient implanted with an artificial heart made by French firm Carmat is doing well six months after his operation, the company's CEO said on Wednesday

The 73-year-old patient was operated on April 8 and went home from the hospital in August. The first two patients to receive Carmat artificial hearts have died - the first 74 days after being operated and the second after nine months.

"The third patient is doing well. He lives alone near Strasbourg and goes to the hospital once a week for checks.

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