Coronary heart surgical procedure: Stephen Westaby saved hundreds of lives due to a mind damage that modified his persona

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Stephen Westaby is a famous heart surgeon who has saved over 10,000 people and whose innovative techniques can save many more.

Stephen Westaby has operated on over 12,000 hearts and estimates he has saved 97% of his patients.

That, in itself, is impressive.

But the 73-year-old doctor is also an innovation pioneer, internationally recognized for helping to develop and refine the use of heart pumps, artificial hearts and circulatory support technology to get blood circulating through the body.

He has always had a talent for medicine and said he decided to become a heart surgeon at the age of seven after seeing a heart-lung machine in action on a BBC medical series called Your Life in Their Hands.

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