May 22, 2022

Solid State Lighting Design

Find latest world news and headlines today based on politics, crime, entertainment, sports, lifestyle, technology and many more

David Bennett, the first patient to undergo pig heart transplant surgery, has died

  • Draft
  • BBC News World

Image source, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Title,

Bartley B. Griffith, a surgeon, with his patient, David Bennett, after the pig’s heart transplant.

The world’s first person to receive a genetically modified heart from a pig has died.

David Bennett, who suffered from terminal heart disease, survived two months after undergoing surgery in the United States.

But A few days ago his health started to get worseHis doctors in Baltimore explained, and the 58-year-old patient died on March 8.

Bennett was aware of the risks associated with surgery and admitted before the procedure that it was “a shot in the dark”.