13 October 2020
A new artificial heart design powered by Chinese rocket technology is being tried on patients with weak hearts. The trials were launched on 13 September by clinicians at the TEDA International Cardiovascular Hospital in north China's Tianjin Municipality. Called HeartCon, the artificial heart weighs only 180 grams and is smaller than the size of a fist. It is an outcome of long-term cooperation between the hospital and the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology - CALT.
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