Pakistani doctor successfully implants genetically modified pig’s heart in US man

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Pakistani doctor successfully implants genetically modified pig's heart in US man
Pakistani doctor successfully implants genetically modified pig's heart in US man
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For the first time in the world, a pig’s heart has been implanted in a human in the United States.

The successful surgery, being considered a landmark in the field of medical science, was performed by a Pakistani doctor, Dr Mansoor Mohiuddin, along with a team of other surgeons from the University of Maryland.

A report published by BBC stated that implanting a pig’s heart in a human became inevitable when there was no other hope left to save David Bennet’s life.

Since then, Bennett, 57, who is an American citizen, became the first person in the world to get a genetically modified pig-heart transplant.

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