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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Barnard,

Christiaan, South African surgeon who performed first successful heart transplant in 1967.
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Christian Barnard, he charged, became famous by using heart surgery techniques pioneered by black physicians in the Union of South Africa's Providence Hospital.
Heart surgeon Christian Barnard seemed to echo Shepherd's claims when he told the Sunday Telegraph (https://www.ibtimes.com/how-princess-diana-predicted-prince-harry-would-make-major-mistakes-unlike-william-2773999) Diana should have been rushed to the hospital immediately.
Christian Barnard once said "I have saved the lives of 150 people by heart transplant if I had focused on preventive medicine earlier I would have saved 150 millions"
pioneering surgeon Dr Christian Barnard live by telephone in 1967 for the show - an hour after the South African carried out the world's first heart transplant.
Dr Christian Barnard performed the first heart transplant; the Boeing 747 airliner made its maiden journey; and the first Big Mac went on sale in the United States.
Hardy attempts heart transplant using chimpanzee heart (U.S.A) | 1964: Human patient lived nine months with chimpanzee kidneys, 12 other human patients only lived one to two months, Keith Reemtsma and team (New Orleans, U.S.A.) | 1965: Australia's first successful (living) kidney transplant (Queen Elizabeth Hospital, SA, Australia) | 1966: First successful pancreas transplant by Richard Lillehei and William Kelly (Minnesota, U.S.A.) | 1967: First successful liver transplant by Thomas Starzl (Denver, U.S.A.) | 1967: First successful heart transplant by Christian Barnard (Cape Town, South Africa) | 1981: First successful heart/lung transplant by Bruce Reitz (Stanford, U.S.A.) | 1998: First successful hand transplant by Dr.
The first heart transplant was performed by Christian Barnard, MD.
But Stewart Douglas, Bishopbriggs, said: "Even heart transplant pioneer Christian Barnard would struggle with this Rangers squad."
Christian Barnard performed the first heart transplant in Capetown, South Africa.
Her practice is based at Christian Barnard Memorial Hospital, Cape Town.
Dr Christian Barnard made history with the first successful heart transplant operation in 1967.
"I read that the famous heart surgeon Christian Barnard was involved in a Swiss clinic researching fresh cell replacement.
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