When was the first heart transplant in the UK, what are the survival rates and can a pig heart or an artificial … – The Sun


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When was the first heart transplant in the UK, what are the survival rates and can a pig heart or an artificial
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There was a flurry of heart transplants in 1968 and 1969 but the survival rates of patients was not improving and for the most part heart transplant operations around the world were stopped. It was the discovery of ciclosporin, an immunosuppressant

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When was the first heart transplant in the UK, what are the survival rates and can an artificial or pig heart be used? – The Sun


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When was the first heart transplant in the UK, what are the survival rates and can an artificial or pig heart be used?
The Sun
The donor was Patrick Ryan, 26, a building worker who had suffered a terrible head injury in a workplace accident, which he could not have survived. Even so, there were wild claims – which doctors proved false at an inquest – that Mr Ryan was murdered

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