Dr Chris Barnard was a South African cardiac surgeon, famous for performing the world's first successful human-to-human heart Orthotopic transplant in Cape Town

Dr Christiaan Neethling Barnard -- South African cardiac surgeon who performed the world's first successful human-to-human heart transplant in His innovative procedure has led to more than lives saved by transplant surgeries.

This is a story of the power of perseverance and love. A man named Kevin Lue was triathlete who developed a rare disease that caused his heart to fail. In a matter of months he went from intense competition to barely being able to walk. He needed a heart transplant. In addition to his new heart, he got a whole lot more.

This is a story of the power of perseverance and love. A man named Kevin Lue was triathlete who developed a rare disease that caused his heart to fail.

Heart surgeon after 23-hour-long (successful) heart transplant. His assistant is sleeping in the corner

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Heart surgeon and former Minister of Health of Poland, Zbigniew Religa, after long (successful) heart transplantation. His assistant is sleeping in the corner. Photo by James Stanfield.

BBC ON THIS DAY | 3 | 1968: Surgeons conduct UK's first heart transplant

BBC ON THIS DAY | 3 | 1968: Surgeons conduct UK's first heart transplant

How to Stay Healthy After a Heart Transplant

How to Stay Healthy After a Heart Transplant

Medical applications of bioprinting are gaining steam as of late. One hot-button field within the field is stem cells for tissue replacement. While a number of researchers have shown progress in recent years, a viable option has not come to the market. That is, until now. BIOLIFE4D is attempting to make heart transplants far more …

Medical applications of bioprinting are gaining steam as of late. One hot-button field within the field is stem cells for tissue replacement. While a number of researchers have shown progress in recent years, a viable option has not come to the market. That is, until now. BIOLIFE4D is attempting to make heart transplants far more …

Christiaan Neethling Barnard performed the world's first adult heart transplant on Louis Washkansky on December 3, 1967 at the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town South Africa.

Christiaan Neethling Barnard performed the world's first adult heart transplant on Louis Washkansky on December 1967 at the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town South Africa. I had forgotten him.

Photographer Shares Heartbreaking Photos of 2-Year-Old Who Died Waiting For a Heart Transplant

Photographer Shares Heartbreaking Photos of 2-Year-Old Who Died Waiting For a Heart Transplant

The Bridge To Heart Transplantation:  Left ventricular assist device (LVAD)

The Bridge To Heart Transplantation: Left ventricular assist device (LVAD)

Dr Christiaan Barnard with his team. First heart transplant, December 1967.

Dr Christiaan Barnard with his team. First heart transplant, December

'Heartbeat': The Real Truth About Heart Transplantation

'Heartbeat': The Real Truth About Heart Transplantation

to my ex, with love!  hahahahaha

# Maxine Quote If I ever get a heart transplant I'd want to get my ex's.

*** Very Graphic *** Heart transplantation But a miracle in the making. Proud parent of a child who had a heart transplant. <3

Former President Pervez Musharraf is reportedly out of danger and will spend next couple of days at AFIC hospital.

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