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- The first successful heart transplant took place in September 1967 in South Africa … by Dr. Christian Bernard Ali Al-Miris Louis Washansky
- A person who lives 70 years can have his heart beating 2.5 billion pulses giving.
- enough energy for the journey going back to the moon.
- In 1929, German surgeon Werner Forsman performed the first successful heart catheterization.
- The heart can beat after completely separating it from the body because it has a SA node.
- The weight of the heart in a blue whale is about 1,500 kg.
- The heart is the most active muscle in the human body.
- The heart extends a network of blood vessels, reaching a length of about 81,000 kilometers, which can do two full rounds around the Earth.
- The blood vessels are at their narrowest in the early morning, which is the most common occurrence of heart attacks.
- A person’s heart is about the same size as his fist.
- Heart disease is the most common disease ever.
- The heart is located in the middle of the chest just below the sternum and tilted slightly to the left.
- The heart beats around 120,000 beats per day, during which approximately 7,600 liters of blood are pumped.
- The heart is one of the least developed organs for developing cancer due to the inability of its cells to divide.
- The heart pumps blood to all parts of the body except the cornea.