John McCafferty, 71-year-old resident of Britain, eve got into the Guinness Book of world Records. He broke the record for longevity with a transplanted heart. 31 in his chest beats the artificial organ. The previous record belonged to the American (30 years), who died in 2009.
First the doctors ' prognosis was not happy future champion when he learned that his life with a new body, no more than five years. At 39 years old was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy is a major cause of heart failure development. The surgeons did at that moment impossible - give the patient a new heart.
After the surgery, John McCafferty promised the world to be always optimistic and adhere to the rules of a healthy lifestyle, follow the guidance of physicians and surgeons.
It should be noted that surgery and Transplantology is not standing still. Modern solutions allow you to transplant an artificial body, giving patients a second life.