engineering careers  Engineering Talks – The first heart Tal Golesworthy saved was his own
engineering careers  Engineering Talks – The first heart Tal Golesworthy saved was his own

The first heart Tal Goldsworthy, a British engineer, saved was his own.

Golesworthy was born with a condition called Marfan syndrome. This genetic disorder affected his body’s connective tissue and can cause the aorta to stretch and rupture.
A chemical engineer by training, Golesworthy was terrified by the prospect of open heart surgery. Instead, he set about engineering a solution and eventually created ExoVasc, a synthetic sleeve that reinforces the aortic artery, has now been used in 81 patients in the UK and elsewhere.


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