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On 3rd December 1967 South African surgeon Christiaan Barnard conducted the first heart transplant on 53-year-old Lewis Washkansky

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Provocative reading, as with all of this wonderful lady's books!

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The famous Groote Schuur Hospital where the world's first heart transplant took place in 1968.

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The Sarcastic Muse Writing Prompts : seriously these new eye implants were great

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from EverydayHealth.com

10 Heart Device Questions for Your Doctor

**WORKED GREAT FOR MY HEART**Catheter Ablation and Atrial Fibrillation: First and Best Line of Defense?

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World's first heart transplant 4/12/67 Mr.Louis Washkansky was the world's first heart transplant recipient at Groote Schuur hospital on Monday 4th December 1967. This fantastic operation was performed by Professor Chris Barnard and his team when they successfully transplanted the heart of Denise Darvall (killed by a car in Woodstock) into the chest of Mr. Washkansky. This photo of Mr. Washkansky in hospital, is to my knowledge the only known colour image in existence

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Denise Darvall; The Donor for the first Heart Transplant Operation by HiltonT, via Flickr - This Day in History: Dec 3, 1967: First human heart transplant

Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town (translates as big barn) where the world's first heart transplant took place

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World's First Heart Transplant UMMC, Jackson, MS (1964)-It is really sad how few Mississippians know this! I can understand how people elsewhere don't know it...but we should all know this!

World's first heart transplant 4/12/67 Mr.Louis Washkansky was the world's first heart transplant recipient at Groote Schuur hospital on Monday 4th December 1967. This fantastic operation was performed by Professor Chris Barnard and his team when they successfully transplanted the heart of Denise Darvall (killed by a car in Woodstock) into the chest of Mr. Washkansky.

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