What would happen if our hearts could not stop beating? The answer may be answered in the next 10 years as more than one group is researching a way to fit the heart with a sleeve that would palpitate a failing heart to keep blood flowing through heart failure.
The video below seems like an even more advanced form of this product. Seems a little more comfortable too.
This is a marvelous invention that has the capability of saving millions of lives. However, we do wonder what the repercussions of such an invention might be. Would our lifespans be doubled? If your heart is beating indefinitely would it be up to you to decide when it stops?
What do you think?