Let’s say we used an electric pump that’s smart enough to adjust the blood flow according to the needs of the body.

What would be the effects on our organs? Would we survive without the beats?

I just recently read that scientists at the Texas Heart Institute developed a bionic heard that works within this principle, but I’d like to know the medical/scientific implications of getting rid of the beats.

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    Regarding my comment above, I recommend you begin by googling the acronym LVAD. Hearts that don't create a pulse are not a new thing.
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