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
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Christiaan, South African surgeon who performed first successful heart transplant in 1967.
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Chris Barnard, one of the organisers and a biker for 40 years, said the event had raised PS563 for the charity.
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"My parents always encouraged me to live life as fully as possible and so I'm thankful for both my parents and grandparents, for the local community that began and oversaw the fund, for everyone across the UK who contributed, for Chris Barnard and his team, and I'm also thankful to God."
However, despite his persuasive powers (and fortunately for us), South Africa was where Raoul wanted to be, so he returned to Cape Town, where he joined Chris Barnard in the Surgical Research Laboratory.
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