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From: B. Harris)
Subject: Re: Two hearts?
Date: 6 Jan 1998 12:01:29 GMT

In <68sg4t$> (Jochen Katz)

>I am a complete medical layman. Please excuse if my question
>is standard knowledge for the people on this forum.
>I would like to know if there are any known cases where
>people have two hearts? Not from transplants, but people who
>were born with two hearts?
>If yes, could you point me to a reference (or more)
>in a text book or an article in a medical journal?
>This would be very much appreciated.
>Thank you very much.
>Jochen Katz

    Nope.  There are some people born without any heart, though.  Many
become Republicans.  Attempts have been made to do transplants from
brain-dead Democrats (I repeat myself), but often there's too much
bleeding from those hearts to make it practical.

                                  Steve Harris, M.D.

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