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May 24, 2010

Mayo Clinic Artificial Heart Patient on CBS Evening News

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

A Mayo Clinic patient achieved a medical milestone recently when he was the first U.S. patient to go home with a new kind of portable artificial heart. CBS Evening News covered the story, which began as follows: For nearly two years, 43-year-old Charles Okeke has tried to live a normal life in the hospital tethered […]

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Tags: artificial heart, CBS News, charles okeke, Francisco Arabia, heart failure, Heart transplant, Mayo Clinic

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