Fourth Patient Treated with Carmat's Artificial Heart Dies

Artificial heart maker Carmat has announced that the first person to receive its artificial heart has died. After being implanted with the device at La Pitié

Salpêtrière University Hospital, the patient died from “medical complications associated with his critical pre- and postoperative state,” according to a press release.

The company now reports that its feasibility study is now complete and that it has the documentation need to pursue its next clinical trial, known as the Pivotal study.

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