Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, July 1st, 2007
Copeland made history in August 1985, when he became the first surgeon to use the artificial heart as a bridge to transplant (BTT). Michael Drummond was implanted with this heart on August 29 and successfully transplanted on September 7. Less than two months later, Dr. Griffith performed the second successful BTT using this device. Griffith's...
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