Mechanical heart patient on 'revolutionary' treatment
A 40-year-old man has become the first British patient to receive a completely artificial heart.
Matthew Green will be able to to lead a more normal life while he waits for a live transplant.
Whole artificial hearts have been implanted in several hundred people in the United States, but the operation has only just been licensed in the UK.
David Shukman reports.
02 Aug 2011
- From the section Health