heart transplant procedure; heart failure; life expectancy after heart transplant; 50th anniversary; Rod Carew heart transplant

Happy 50th anniversary, heart transplant! Then, now and what the future holds

Steven W. Boyce, MD, Surgical Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute December 28, 2017

In December 1967, a South African surgeon made history when he successfully transplanted the heart of a woman who died…