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Dr. Bartley Griffith Performs Breakthrough Pig Heart Transplant

Thursday, January 27, 2022

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Source Name: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons


Bartley P. Griffith, MD

In a brand new type of surgery, STS member Dr. Bartley P. Griffith and the University of Maryland Medicine team performed a successful transplant of a genetically modified pig heart into a fifty-seven-year-old man with terminal heart disease.

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