This November 10, 1989 file photo shows transplant pioneer Dr Thomas E. Starzl as he oversees a liver transplant operation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre in Pittsburgh. Photo: AP This November 10, 1989 file photo shows transplant pioneer Dr Thomas E. Starzl as he oversees a liver transplant operation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre in Pittsburgh. Photo: AP
This November 10, 1989 file photo shows transplant pioneer Dr Thomas E. Starzl as he oversees a liver transplant operation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre in Pittsburgh. Photo: AP
Obituaries

‘Father of transplantation’: surgical pioneer Thomas Starzl dies aged 90

Techniques forged by Starzl, who performed first liver transplant, have saved thousands of lives

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This November 10, 1989 file photo shows transplant pioneer Dr Thomas E. Starzl as he oversees a liver transplant operation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre in Pittsburgh. Photo: AP This November 10, 1989 file photo shows transplant pioneer Dr Thomas E. Starzl as he oversees a liver transplant operation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre in Pittsburgh. Photo: AP
This November 10, 1989 file photo shows transplant pioneer Dr Thomas E. Starzl as he oversees a liver transplant operation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre in Pittsburgh. Photo: AP
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