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Singapore Man Relies On Mechanical Heart While Waiting For Transplant

At just 22, Mr Kevin Wong found himself at death’s door when his blood pressure and heart function dipped to dangerously low levels.He survived, thanks to being implanted with a mechanical heart device – the Heartmate II. Now 25, Mr Wong is waiting for a suitable donor heart while working as a service engineer at Transmedic, a company that distributes medical equipment like the Heartmate II.