Heart Transplant

How an Artificial Heart Works

When Chad’s body rejected his first heart transplant, doctors found another way to keep him alive. They implanted an artificial heart in his chest. Two of Chad’s doctors explain how the artificial heart works.

Living with an Artificial Heart

When Chad’s body rejected his first heart transplant, doctors found another way to keep him alive. They implanted an artificial heart in his chest. An air compressor outside Chad’s body keeps the valves of the heart opening and closing. Hear Chad...