Zack Poe sat between University of Kentucky surgeons Dr. Charles Hoopes, left, and Dr. Mark  Plunkett at a news conference at UK's Charles T. Wethington Building Monday. Plunkett held the internal workings of a SynCardia Total Artificial Heart such as the one implanted in Poe on Feb. 10.
Zack Poe sat between University of Kentucky surgeons Dr. Charles Hoopes, left, and Dr. Mark Plunkett at a news conference at UK's Charles T. Wethington Building Monday. Plunkett held the internal workings of a SynCardia Total Artificial Heart such as the one implanted in Poe on Feb. 10. Lexington Herald-Leader
Zack Poe sat between University of Kentucky surgeons Dr. Charles Hoopes, left, and Dr. Mark Plunkett at a news conference at UK's Charles T. Wethington Building Monday. Plunkett held the internal workings of a SynCardia Total Artificial Heart such as the one implanted in Poe on Feb. 10. Lexington Herald-Leader

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