“I have to plug myself in at night”: 22-year-old man is the youngest in the UK living with battery operated heart after suffering from three near fatal cardiac arrests 

Caters_NewsPublished: January 10, 2018
Published: January 10, 2018

By Rebecca Husselbee  A 22-year-old man is the youngest person to be fitted with a mechanical heart pump to keep him alive – and he even has to plug himself in to charge up at night. Jim Lynskey, from Redditch, Worcestershire, was left with dilated cardiomyopathy, also known as an enlarged heart, after he and […]

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