RECOVERING. William J. Schroeder, 53, artificial-heart recipient who at week's end had survived a record 133 days since the implant, 21 days longer than Barney Clark in 1983; in a special "transition apartment" to which he was moved last Saturday from Humana Hospital across the street, after making steady progress in recent weeks; in Louisville, Ky.
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