Man who got pig heart

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US Man Becomes 1st To Get Genetically Modified Pig Heart

Devid Bennett, a US man becomes world's first person to have a genetically modified pig heart. The seven hour long surgery was conducted at University of Maryland Medical Centre, in US. Suffering from a terminal hert disease, prior to the surgery Bennett said, "It was either die or do transplant situation." Although, the successful surgery gave a life span to 57-year-old Bennett, survival chances is uncertain, said doctors. 

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 09:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Genetically modified pig heart, US Man, heart transplant, Maryland medical Center, US Resident

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