9th AbioCor recipient dies

March 19, 2003 at 2:19 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 19 (UPI) -- The ninth recipient of an AbioCor artificial heart has died, Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky., announced Wednesday. David J. Propps, 66, of Lexington, Ky., received the device Jan. 22 in a 10-hour procedure.

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