Vladimir Demikhov, Soviet surgeon

Vladimir Demikhov, Soviet surgeon

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Caption: Vladimir Petrovich Demikhov (1916-1998), Soviet surgeon, performing an operation. Demikhov was a famous transplant surgery pioneer, performing several head transplants on dogs. His first dog head transplants were performed in 1954. Photographed in Russia, in November 1960.

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