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Valery Shumakov (1931-2008). Russian-Soviet transplant surgeon Valery Ivanovich Shumakov with equipment used to test artificial hearts he designed. Shumakov specialised in researching blood flow and the heart. He performed the first heart transplant in Russia, as well as the first liver and thyroid transplants. Photographed at the Moscow Research Institute of Clinical and Experimental Surgery, Moscow, Russia.
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