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The Nation

Artificial heart patient William J. Schroeder suffered post-stroke seizures, which were controlled with medication, and has shaken a persistent fever, his surgeon said in Louisville, Ky. Schroeder last week suffered his third stroke since receiving the Jarvik-7 heart last Nov. 25. Murray P. Haydon, Dr. William C. DeVries’ second artificial heart patient at Humana Hospital Audubon, who underwent his implant Feb. 17, remains in the coronary care unit and is on a respirator.


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