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Transplanted pig heart and the future of cardiac xenotransplantation

Heather Mason   |   09 November 2022

In early 2022, a 57-year-old patient named David Bennet, who was being kept alive with extracorporeal life support, received a cardiac xenotransplant. The patient was ineligible to receive a donor heart, and investigators from the University of Maryland evaluated the possibility of using a genetically modified pig heart instead of...

          

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