A heart reviver, tangled in red tape

May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/23/94, Vol. 116 Issue 20, p19
Discusses how four years ago. a man who collapsed with heart failure was revived by a toilet plunger that a quick-thinking relative stuck to his chest. How that innovation led cardiologist Keith Lurie and his colleagues to develop a plungerlike devise called the Ambu CardioPump; Reports on the pump in `Journal of the American Medical Association'; Why the Food and Drug Administration has stopped research trials.


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