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Submission + - Life without a pulse: Quebec man receives mechanic

mikegross9 writes: Surgeons in Montreal have implanted a long-term mechanical heart in a 65-year-old man , the first Canadian to receive the HeartMate II device. The turbine heart provides a constant blood flow, making Gérard Langevin of Coteau-du-Lac, Que., the only living Canadian with no pulse. On Wednesday, doctors announced he is going home from hospital.

The amount of time between slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is precisely 1 bananosecond.

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