Editors' ChoiceHeart Failure

A Better Bionic Heart

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Science Translational Medicine  09 Dec 2009:
Vol. 1, Issue 10, pp. 10ec35
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3000680

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Summary

Patients with a new type of heart pump that has a rotor to drive blood flow instead of a piston survive better because they have fewer complications.