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French company Carmat announces first implant of its artificial heart in a woman By Reuters


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PARIS ( – French artificial heartmaker Carmat has announced that the company had successfully implanted its Aeson artificial hearts in a woman on Tuesday.

The procedure took place at UofL Health and Jewish Hospital, performed by University of Louisville doctors.

Stephane Piat from Carmat, the CEO said “This was a significant event because we were able to complete the enrollment for the first cohort patients of the EFS [early feasibility study] but also because this device helped a woman with heart failure.”

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