“What new opportunities will open up when anybody, anywhere, and at any time can regenerate, replenish, and replace entire organs and metabolic systems on command?”. This is the question that Peter Diamandis analyses in his recent blog. His blog shares the newest advances in MedTech: the first successful heart transplant using an artificial heart.
Currently, artificial hearts are used for temporary purposes: to support the patient until an organ donor is found. However, Diamandis shares that in the near future, artificial organs have the potential to save millions of lives!
He explains that “Every 10 minutes someone is added to the organ transplant waiting list in the US”, demonstrating the great need to use technological advancements to find organ replacements.
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