Monday, 19 August 2019

Papworth marks first 'successful' UK heart transplant

Papworth marks first 'successful' UK heart transplant The son of the UK's first "successful" heart transplant patient 40 years ago has spoken about how his father "became a celebrity overnight".

Keith Castle, then aged 52, lived for more than five years after surgery at Papworth Hospital, Cambridgeshire in August 1979.

His son, Keith Jnr, is meeting the surgeon Sir Terence English, 86, to mark the anniversary. BBC News

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