CARMAT sends pulses racing with AddUp 3D printing partnership

CARMAT sends pulses racing with AddUp 3D printing partnership

CARMAT, a French company dedicated to developing a fully artificial heart, has signed a partnership agreement with OEM AddUp, a joint 3D printing venture between Michelin Group and Fives. The aim of the partnership is to “strengthen the industrial development of the CARMAT heart” and to prepare the company for “large scale production” of its artificial hearts. Even though the first successful human-to-human heart transplant was successfully completed by Dr. Christiaan Barnard in 1967, there is a limited availability of transplantable hearts to help patients suffering from irreversible bi-ventricular heart failure. CARMAT is aiming to produce artificial hearts for […]

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