Drugs taken by a heart transplant patient in one month, Europe, 2000
Robert Moss, who donated his old heart to the Science Museum following his heart transplant in August 2000, needed to take a large selection of drugs each day in order to ‘calm down’ his immune system and prevent his new heart being rejected by his body. This packaging represents a month’s supply.
Related Themes and Topics
Surgical operation to introduce organ or tissue from one person (the donor) to another (the recipient). It may also refer to the transfer of tissues from one part of a person's body to another part of the same person's body.
To be protected against infectious disease.
Glossary: drug packaging