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The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.

James D. Hardy: A pioneer in surgery (1918 to 2003)

      James D. Hardy, MD, the surgeon who performed the first lung and heart transplants, died at age 84 on February 20, 2003. He had suffered from heart failure in recent years, and he died of pneumonia in a nursing home.
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      1. The world of surgery. 1945–1985: Memoirs of one participant, James D. Hardy, M.D. The James D. Hardy archive. Jackson, MS: The University of Mississippi.