First human artificial heart implantation takes place in France

ANI| Updated: Dec 21, 2013, 12:02 PM IST
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Washington: A French company has claimed to have carried out the first ever- artificial implant of a heart in a human being.

France's Carmat said in a statement that the operation, which was performed at the Georges Pompidou European Hospital in Paris went smoothly, Fox News reported.

He also added that the patient was being monitored in the ICU, and was awake and talking.