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Saving his bacon: US man receives world's first gene-edited pig heart transplant

CA, 12 Jan 2022
In an unprecedented move, doctors in Baltimore have transplanted a genetically modified pig heart into a human being.

David Bennett, 57-years-old, had no other option after being diagnosed with terminal heart disease and was deemed too sick to be eligible for a human donation.

With less than six months to live, Baltimore doctors offered him a medical leap of faith with the ground breaking procedure.

Jackson Proskow explains what this historic operation could mean for other people waiting for organ transplants.

For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/8502483/pig-heart-transplant/

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