WATCH: Pig heart transplants successful in brain-dead patients

A step closer to a long-term goal of using pig parts to address the shortage of human organs for transplant.

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• A step closer to a long-term goal of using pig parts to address the shortage of human organs for transplant.

WATCH: Pig heart transplants successful in brain-dead patients

Surgeons at New York University (NYU) have successfully transplanted genetically-engineered pig hearts into two brain-dead people, researchers said on Tuesday (July 12), moving a step closer to a long-term goal of using pig parts to address the shortage of human organs for transplant. Emma Jehle has more.

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