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The first woman artificial heart patient appears to have suffered no significant neurological damage from her mysterious heart virus or her transplant operation, doctors said. Mary Lund, 40, of Kensington, Minn., remained in stable but critical condition, said a spokesman for Abbott Northwestern Hospitals in Minneapolis. A diagnostic computerized test, or CT scan, of Lund's head was ordered because of concern that she was not responding quickly enough to the implant surgery.

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