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How They Keep a Human Heart Beating Before Transplant

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Warning! Gross medical images!

We’ve come a long way from the age of poking and prodding patients with bare hands, bloodletting and other procedures we scoff at today. Discovering penicillin and finding out about bacteria catapulted medicine into a new age of treatment and discovery. These days modern medicine never ceases to amaze and fascinate. The fact that we can do something like a heart transplant is incredible. But have you ever wondered what the intricate operation looks like?

doctors working on heart in machine

Source: YouTube @Al Jazeera America

These medical professionals have heart.