This Guy Lived Without a Heart for 555 Days (12 Pics)

Posted on Jul 14, 2016

Nine years ago, 25-year-old Stan Larkin lost consciousness on a basketball court and was diagnosed with familial cardiomyopathy. The result? He lived for 555 days without a heart.

1. Familial Cardiomyopathy Is a Genetic Condition That Stretches the Heart Muscle and Stops the Blood Flow

Familial Cardiomyopathy Is a Genetic Condition That Stretches the Heart Muscle and Stops the Blood Flow

2. In 2014, Larkin Had to Have His Heart Removed and Replaced with an Artificial One

In 2014, Larkin Had to Have His Heart Removed and Replaced with an Artificial One

3. Larkin's Body Accepted the Artificial Heart so Well That He Could Manage to live with It Even When He Got Out of the Hospital

Larkin's Body Accepted the Artificial Heart so Well That He Could Manage to live with It Even When He Got Out of the Hospital

4. So, He Actually Lived with No Heart for Some Time

So, He Actually Lived with No Heart for Some Time
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