In a first, US surgeons transplant pig heart into human patient2 min read . Updated: 11 Jan 2022, 10:07 AM IST
The patient, David Bennett, had been deemed ineligible for human transplant -- a decision that is often taken when the recipient has very poor underlying health.
US surgeons have successfully implanted a heart from a genetically modified pig in a 57-year-old man, a medical first that could one day help solve the chronic shortage of organ donations.
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