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Heart transplants suspended in Scotland

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 20 May 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1361
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. Edinburgh

    A national shortage of transplant surgeons is being blamed for the suspension of work at Scotland's only heart transplant centre, which could be out of operation for most of this year. The 26 Scottish patients waiting for surgery have been transferred to the waiting list at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle, in the northeast of England.

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