Barnard Christiaan Neethling


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Bar·nard

 (bär′nərd, bär-närd′), Christiaan Neethling 1923-2001.
South African surgeon who performed the first human heart transplant (1967).

Bar·nard

(bär′nərd), Christiaan Neethling 1923-2001.
South African surgeon who performed the first successful human heart transplant, in 1967.