Home is Where the Heart--Er, Hearts--Are

MORE THAN 14,000 hearts might soon call the UM Medical School home should Dr. Leo Furcht have his way. Negotiations are in the final stages, Furcht says, for the med school to be the new home of the Jesse E. Edwards Registry of Cardiovascular Disease. The registry, an educational gold mine in Furcht's opinion, consists of some 14,000 human hearts carefully tagged, bagged and hanging from racks at the St. Paul Heart and Lung Center near United Hospital. Just about every kind of heart disease is represented in the collection.

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