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Portugal rising through ranks in terms of heart transplants

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Portugal is rising through the ranks in terms of heart transplants after carrying out 850 of the operations in 30 years.

Portugal rising through ranks in terms of heart transplants

 

Portugal currently ranks 12th in Europe with regards to the number of such surgeries performed per year, ahead of countries such as Germany and the UK, and has a success rate of 90 percent.

 

There are currently 40 people in Portugal waiting for a heart transplant, among them Eurovision Song contest winner Salvador Sobral, who is at the top of the waiting list.

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Edition 1453
09 December 2017
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