54 years ago, José Forès, a resident of Montluçon (Allier), was the sixth heart transplant recipient in France

On November 24, 1968, just fifty-four years ago, Professor Charles Dubost performed his second heart transplant at Broussais Hospital, located in the 14th arrondissement of Paris. “If heart transplants have not been mentioned in the press for a long time,” observes local historian Jean-Paul Perrin today, this operation made local and national media headlines at the time. .