9 Revolutionary Inventions of The 21st Century - Page 2 of 9 - 9facts

9 Revolutionary Inventions of The 21st Century

#2. AbioCor Artificial Heart (2001)

AbioCor Artificial Heart (2001) -9 Revolutionary Inventions of The 21st Century

The AbioCor artificial heart was first used to replace a human heart in an operation in 2001. It powers itself, unlike previous attempts at artificial hearts, meaning that it doesn’t need intrusive wires that heighten the risk of infection. However, very few operations to date have used the hearts. Source

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