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Heart Transplant Patient Remains in Coma, Wife Says He Looked Fine’

Israel’s first heart transplant patient, 41-year-old Itzhak Sullam, remained in a coma today for the sixth day since he underwent surgery at the Beilinson Hospital in Petach Tikvah. A hospital bulletin reported that he spent a “quiet” night and that he was receiving food directly and his digestion was normal. His wife was permitted to see him briefly and said he “looked fine.”