London: A 60-year-old Briton, who suffered heart failure but was too ill to survive a transplant, has become the world`s first to get a heart pump powered by portable batteries.Barry Wade has been allowed to leave hospital and live at home after tiny three-inch titanium heart pump -- HeartMate II -- was fitted in him, The Sun reported.The pump is charged by two portable batteries the patient carries in a shoulder bag.
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