Living without a heart beat — a patient’s life with an artificial heart

Nancy Miller has an artificial heart, but no heart beat, because the device regulates a smooth flow of blood through her body. It’s a miraculous treatment, and Kelly Tucker, M.D., director of cardiac electrophysiology and pacing at the Orange County Heart Institute, explains and demonstrates how the artificial heart works.

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