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Thursday, April 13, 2006

 

Revolutionary heart op for girl

`A 12-year-old girl is believed to have become the first UK patient to have her heart transplant reversed.

Doctors at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital acted when Hannah Clark’s body rejected her donor heart – 10 years after her original transplant.

The donor heart was disconnected, and Hannah’s own heart – which was never removed – was able to cope on its own.’




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