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Ram with artificial heart sets survival record

Xinhua)  08:31, May 15, 2013  

The ram Tianjiu, or "Forever," which has survived 61 days after receiving a third-generation artificial heart implant, appears at a news conference in Tianjin on Monday. Tianjiu, which has set a survival record for an animal with such an implant, is in healthy condition at the animal laboratory center at TEDA International Cardiovascular Hospital. The implantable device, the first of its kind in China, was developed by the hospital and the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology. [Photo/Xinhua]

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(Editor:LiangJun、Yao Chun)


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