Christiaan Barnard

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A South African heart surgeon who, in 1967, performed the world’s first human heart transplant, taking the heart of a brain-dead victim of an MVA and implanting it into 55-year-old Louis Washkansky, who lived for 18 days before succumbing to the massive doses of immunosuppressants he received


Christiaan, South African surgeon who performed first successful heart transplant in 1967.
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He hoped the convention which Chris Barnard had inadvertently inspired would help grant the famous heart surgeon one of his most fervent wishes: that had he focused on preventive medicine earlier he would have saved 150 million lives, rather than the 150 patients via heart transplantation.
Commenting on the findings, Chris Barnard, Associate Vice President, IDC, said: E[sz]"The Optimal Survey Results 2014 confirm major trends IDC observes within the industry with the shift to a new technology platform - the Third Platform, which is built on mobility, cloud, big data analytics, and social technologies.
Chris Barnard, Associate Vice President at IDC, commented: Software Defined Networks herald the beginning of a new model of IT service provisioning, transforming the time-frame of deploying new services from days or hours to now minutes and then seconds.
Die ruimtebeskrywing is iets besonders, veral tydens hoogtepunte soos die begin van die roman, waar dieselfde atmosfeer as in "Bos" van Chris Barnard geskep word, en die besoeke aan die inheemse bos en die toorberg.
As an eloquent Dr Chris Barnard once said: 'Die hart is maar net 'n pomp'.
Club chairman Chris Barnard, who gained a Level Two coaching qualification through the partnership with the Foundation, is delighted with how the club have grown due to more coaches: He said: "There were probably no more than 20 active members in August 2011.
Much more recently a friend and ex-villager, Chris Barnard, expressed an interest in refurbishing it.
In-house chef, Chris Barnard, developed the new flavour which includes real Jalapeno Chillies that have been crushed and dried to make Kettle Chips' hottest flavour on offer.
Goals from Chris Barnard, Tom Barnard and Charlie Barton earned Sychdyn a 3-1 success at Brynford United.
Chris Barnard , European Telecommunications and Networking Research Director at analyst firm IDC, said: AoThe current macroeconomic climate favours hosted IP telephony.
Points International President Chris Barnard says the trades are a good value when compared to flying a lot, putting thousands of dollars on your credit card, or spending a few nights in partner hotels to earn miles.
Chris Barnard, 27, from Birmingham, will undertake the gruelling challenge with his brother Matthew, 30.