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Missouri man gets his “jet engine” heart

Heart transplants are hard to come by, making the process frustrating and scary for many patients. For those over 70, who are ineligible for transplant, there is no other option but to explore other solutions or go into hospice. Enter the “jet engine” heart. Things are looking up for 72-year-old Peter Westrum from Branson, Missouri, […]