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Steve Westaby is a celebrated world-famous heart surgeon who is renowned for being the first surgeon in history to fit a patient with a new type of artificial heart. During his 35-year career as a surgeon he worked at several of the UK's top hospitals and performed over 11,000 heart operations. He won the Ray C. Fish Award for Scientific Achievement (2004). In 2004 Steve Westaby was featured in the BBC documentary Your Life in Their Hands, which is a long-running series on the subject of surgery.

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Fragile Lives  by Stephen Westaby
Fragile Lives
Stephen Westaby
Shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards 2017, Costa Biography Award Heart surgery is by its very nature a high-risk business and as Professor Stephen Westaby says ‘the grim reaper sits on your shoulder’, but when it is successful it is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018
Fragile Lives by Stephen Westaby
Fragile Lives
Stephen Westaby
Shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards 2017, Costa Biography Award February 2017 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. Heart surgery is by its very nature...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/02/2017

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