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Doctors in the USA have transplanted a pig's heart into a man. It is the time this has happened. The are from the University of Maryland Medical Center. They say David Bennett, 57, is doing well after his operation. Mr Bennett was very . The doctors said giving him the pig's heart was the chance of keeping him . Bennett spoke to doctors the day before the . He said: "It was either die or do this transplant. I want to live. I know it's a in the dark, but it's my last ." The pig's heart came from a genetically-modified pig. Scientists changed the of the pig so its heart would be more for a transplant into a human.

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