Former fire-fighter first man to live without a pulse for SIX MONTHS thanks to revolutionary artificial heart

Former fire-fighter first man to live without a pulse for SIX MONTHS thanks to revolutionary artificial heart Father-of-one is only man in the world to have two artificial pumps working side by side instead of a heartHe had the transplant after he was diagnosed with a tumour growing inside his heart The continuous-flow devices mean Mr Halik has no pulseMr Halik is still in hospital but can get around in a wheelchair He hopes to receive a donor heart within the next few months | UPDATED: 12:58 GMT, 2 October 2012 Jakub Halik must carry a battery that supplies the pumps with him everywhere he goes A 37-year-old Czech fireman says he is able to live 'like a healthy man', after having his heart removed and replaced by mechanical pumps six month ago.