Shanks was the first patient to be discharged to home with a left ventricular assist device intended to remain permanently
in the body.
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1971-09-18 (September 18, 1971)
Sinai Hospital of Detroit
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Further Innovations in Diastolic Augmentation, 1968-2008
[Adrian Kantrowitz at a press conference following Haskell Shanks discharge from the Sinai Hospital of Detroit] (September