During his remaining years, he established the Christiaan Barnard
Foundation, dedicated to helping underprivileged children throughout the world.
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But as science fiction turns into science fact, we imagine the revolution pioneered by Christiaan Barnard
and his contemporaries will yield ever greater wonders.
On the 50th anniversary of the first human heart transplant, carried out by South African cardiac surgeon Christiaan Barnard
, Professor Stephen Westaby said it was time to switch to artificial pumps and stem cell therapy, which could help thousands more people.
It was on December 3, 1967 that South African surgeon Dr Christiaan Barnard
performed the first heart transplant on Louis Washkansky, 54, who survived for just 18 days.
On December 3, 1967, South African cardiac surgeon Christiaan Barnard
transplanted the heart of a woman who died following a car accident to a grocer suffering from heart disease.
Professor Christiaan Barnard
performed the operation on Louis Washkansky, 54, in South Africa.
In recognition he was bestowed with the prestigious Christiaan Barnard
Memorial Award and medal for his contribution to medicine and the people of South Africa.
Maxine's husband Carl, a protege of famed heart surgeon Christiaan Barnard
, had driven their car off a deserted road and into a lamppost.
Newscaster: Prominent surgeon Christiaan Barnard
is in town to address a local medical convention about his famous and pioneering rear transplant-I mean rare transplant!
This was where famous heart surgeon Professor Christiaan Barnard
operated on her.
in Cape Town, South Africa, transplants a human heart into Louis Washkansky (12/16/67, p.