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Lifetime Achievement Award shortlist: Professor Sir Magdi Habib Yacoub

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 29 January 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b282

The heart surgeon Sir Magdi Yacoub has performed more than 20,000 heart operations, including 2000 heart transplants and 350 to 400 heart-lung transplants.

Currently professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Imperial College, London, Sir Magdi has made advances in cardiac surgery since moving to Britain in 1962 …

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