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Do you qualify to be a heart donor? Find out

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Do you qualify to be a heart donor? Find out

Over 54 years ago, Dr Prafulla Kumar Sen performed a heart transplant on a farmer suffering from chronic progressive cardiomyopathy in Mumbai. The surgery was a success.

However, within three hours of the surgery, the patient died of heart failure. It was India's first human heart transplant and only the sixth in the world back then.

Medical science has come a long way since then. So what is the basic requirement for a heart transplant? Let's take a look

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