30th anniversary: World's 1st single lung transplant
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Thirty years ago, the world's first successful single lung transplant was performed at Toronto General Hospital. On Nov. 7, 1983, Toronto General Hospital surgeons made medical history when they performed a single lung transplant on Toronto's Tom Hall. Forty-four previous attempts at the surgery had been un successful — Hall was the first single lung transplant survivor.
Watch the story of a courageous patient and the medical staff who performed this 'world-first' 30 years ago
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