] A new type of pump to help failing hearts will undergo
] clinical trials in autumn 2004 in the UK. Its design is
] intended to solve the problems of mechanical failure
] and blood clotting that have bedevilled artificial hearts
] and pumps since they were invented.
] The pump also has a curious side effect: people implanted
] with the device have no pulse.
[ Neat! -k]
Article: Simpler pump boosts failing hearts| New Scientist