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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[Haskell Shanks waving as he is discharged from Sinai Hospital of Detroit] (September 18, 1971)