French Artificial Heartmaker Performs First Ever Artificial Heart Implant to a Woman

France based medical device company focusing on developing advanced total artificial heart Carmat SA (EPA: ALCAR) announced having completed its first ever implant of its ‘Aeson‘ artificial heart in a woman.

This third implant in the U.S. was a landmark event not only because it allowed us to finalize the enrollment of the first cohort of patients of the EFS (early feasibility study), but very importantly because it is the first time ever that our device has helped a woman suffering from heart failure,” said the company’s CEO, Stephane Piat.

Piat further added that the procedure was carried out at the at the UofL Health – Jewish Hospital by University of Louisville medical experts in the United States.

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