Experimental artificial heart implanted into Indiana man at U of L Health-Jewish Hospital | News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — U of L Health – Jewish Hospital is the second facility in the U.S. to implant a new experimental artificial heart.

The Aeson total artificial heart was implanted into a middle-aged man from southern Indiana last Friday.  The man’s name was not released. It took seven-and-a-half hours to do the surgery on the patient, who had severe biventricular heart failure. U of L Health said in a release that he is doing well in the cardiac surgery ICU.

The device made by CARMAT in France is designed to help people with end-stage heart failure have more

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