Northwest man who was first to get artificial heart now has the real thing

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by JEAN ENERSEN / KING 5 News

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Posted on September 12, 2012 at 10:55 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 4 at 10:44 AM

The man who became the first patient in the Pacific Northwest to leave the hospital with a completely portable artificial heart now has the real thing.

Chris Marshall is recovering at the University of Washington Medical Center after undergoing transplant surgery.

Jean Enersen reports on his remarkable journey.

Read more at The Seattle Times

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