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58.80 workweeks is about two-and-a-half times as long as The First artificial heart patient's survival.
In other words, it's 2.620 times the length of The First artificial heart patient's survival, and the length of The First artificial heart patient's survival is 0.3820 times that amount.
(1982) (Dr. Barney Bailey Clark; first permanent, pneumatic device)
On December 2nd, 1982 Dr. William DeVries implanted the first artificial heart into Dr. Barney Bailey Clark, who went on to live for 22.40 workweeks. This early model of the artificial heart was controlled and powered by an external, 146.51 kg (323 lb) machine that Dr. Clark had to cart with him as he moved throughout the hospital.
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