Pig-to-human heart transplants 'possible by 2022'

Pig-to-human heart transplants 'possible by 2022'
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Adapted pig hearts could be transplanted into human patients within three years, according to a pioneering British surgeon.

Sir Terence English, who performed the UK’s first successful heart transplant 40 years ago, believes the technique could eventually become mainstream – eradicating the need for human donors.

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