In 1992, civil servant Mr Chiu (centre, first name not disclosed), underwent the first heart transplant in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
In 1992, civil servant Mr Chiu (centre, first name not disclosed), underwent the first heart transplant in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP

When Hong Kong’s first heart transplant gave a civil servant a new lease of life and made him ‘more lovable’

  • In December 1992, a 50-year-old civil servant underwent Hong Kong’s first heart transplant
  • The recipient was looking forward to dancing with his wife again, and said his change of heart had made him more lovable

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In 1992, civil servant Mr Chiu (centre, first name not disclosed), underwent the first heart transplant in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
In 1992, civil servant Mr Chiu (centre, first name not disclosed), underwent the first heart transplant in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
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