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Eleven year old from Illinois one of youngest humans with artificial heart

A 11-year old boy from Illinois become one of the youngest human beings to have received an artificial heart. According to a foreign news website, Jaheim Whigham was born with a congenital heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. He was underwent a heart transplant four years ago but his body was rejecting it. The cardiologists at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago implanted a specially designed artificial heart in a 15-hour long life-saving surgery. The medical team is hopeful that…