a broken heart
How and when did doctors discover Zachary's heart troubles?
2) What procedure did you see the surgeon's perform on nine-year-old
inserting the Gortex tube
b) creating the hole (or fenestration)
c) inserting the umbrella-like plug
Why was the military interested in remote surgery?
What is the main advantage of Michler and Wolf's robotic surgery
b) it requires a smaller incision
c) it's more accurate
What was being measured by the inflatable "cuff" wrapped around
is it important?
6) Which of Alan's blood vessels was shown by the MRI to be
free from deposits?
a) Coronary artery
c) pulmonary vein
The Heart Factory
Name four advantages of the ABIOMED mechanical heart over
the Jarvik 7 artificial heart Barney Clark received in 1982.
True or False?
hearts are currently being tested in pigs.
b)ABIOMED researchers can monitor the artificial hearts via