De Bakey

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  • noun

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United States heart surgeon who in 1966 implanted the first artificial heart in a human patient (born in 1908)

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De Bakey is slim, he doesn't eat much and lives mainly on fruit and vegetables, seafood and chicken, leaving red meat for rare occasions.
Pioneering US heart surgeon Michael De Bakey, who was present, said: "It was a complete success.