The 1st Heart Transplant

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First heart transplant. Amazing how far we have come. Next up? Raise awareness and dispel the myths.

First heart transplant. Amazing how far we have come. Next up? Raise awareness and dispel the myths.

Today, 10-3 in 1967, the world’s first successful heart transplant was performed. Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the operation at Cape Town, South Africa.

Today, 10-3 in 1967, the world’s first successful heart transplant was performed. Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the operation at Cape Town, South Africa.

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Groote Schuur Hospital, completed in 1938

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1967 first heart transplant,CapeTown,SouthAfrica

1967 first heart transplant,CapeTown,SouthAfrica

Heart surgeon and transplant pioneer Dr Christiaan Barnard illustrates a point after he had performed the first successful heart transplant operation, Cape Town, South Africa, 1967.

Heart surgeon and transplant pioneer Dr Christiaan Barnard...

Heart surgeon and transplant pioneer Dr Christiaan Barnard illustrates a point after he had performed the first successful heart transplant operation, Cape Town, South Africa, 1967.

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

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