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Maryland surgeons look forward to third opportunity for pig-to-human heart transplant

February 7, 2024
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The University of Maryland surgeons who conducted the world’s first pig-to-human heart transplants say they will be ready to perform a third operation as soon as a suitable patient is found. The two path-breaking surgeries, known as xenotransplantations, took place in 2022 and 2023 at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. The two path-breaking surgeries, known as xenotransplantations, took place in 2022 and 2023 at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.

Article Source: The Daily Record

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