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Hubei heart transplant patient celebrates three years of life

By Liu Kun in Wuhan | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2017-12-22 19:41

Chen Tianyou, center, celebrates the third anniversary of his operation.[Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

A boy who underwent heart transplant surgery at the age of 3 months celebrated the third anniversary of his operation in Hubei province’s Zaoyang on Friday, Chutian Metropolis Daily reported.

In 2014, Chen Tianyou received a heart from a 4-year-old boy who died from gas poisoning, making him the youngest successful heart transplant patient in Asia.

Zheng Yumeng contributed to this story.

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