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Fifty years after the first adult heart transplant in the U.S., the event featured doctors who've contributed to the development of heart transplantation.

Fifty years after the first adult heart transplant in the U.S., the event featured doctors who've contributed to the development of heart transplantation.

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Jan. 6, 1968 marks the 50-year anniversary of the first human heart transplant in the United States, which happened here at Stanford.

Jan. 6, 1968 marks the 50-year anniversary of the first human heart transplant in the United States, which happened here at Stanford.

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In the operating room, cardiac surgeon Joseph Woo, MD, is poised to begin a challenging operation on a man whose aorta and aortic valve have …