No Pulse? No Problem!

Simply amazing, I find the notion of not hearing your own pulse fascinating and very eerie.

A 65-year-old Quebec man who received a new long-term mechanical heart last month is being described as the only living Canadian without a pulse.
Dr. Renzo Cecere implanted the “Heartmate II” mechanical heart into Gerard Langevin in an three-hour operation Nov. 23.
Officials at the McGill University Health Centre say the device, which is about the size of a flashlight battery, could last up to 10 years

[via jwz]
Man with no pulse considered a medical breakthrough

Posted: February 6th, 2007
at 8:33pm by John

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