Death of Man Who Received a Pig-Heart Transplant Remains a Mystery

Death of Man Who Received a Pig-Heart Transplant Remains a Mystery

Doctors can’t fully explain the death of the first recipient of a genetically modified pig heart, but they offered several theories in a new study and said clinical trials of pig-to-human organ transplants should begin despite the continuing mystery. David Bennett, a 57-year-old handyman from Hagerstown, Maryland, received his heart in an experimental operation in …

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