Christiaan Barnard

 
PODCAST: The heart problem
PODCAST: The heart problem
The first-ever heart transplant in the world was performed in South Africa in 1967. It was an international triumph, and the surgeon in charge, Dr....
Chris Barnard hailed as a 'patriot'
Chris Barnard hailed as a 'patriot'
The South African Civic Organisation (SANCO) on Monday described renowned Afrikaans author and scriptwriter, Christiaan “Chris” Johan Barnard...
Highest accolade for local cardiologist
Highest accolade for local cardiologist
From the moment the heart of brain-dead Denise Darvall started to beat in the chest of Louis Washkansky in an operating theatre in Groote Schuur...
My surgeon's heart
My surgeon's heart
Hamilton Naki, assistant to famous heart surgeon Christiaan Barnard, was a product of his time.
The day medical history was rewritten
The day medical history was rewritten
Nearly forty years ago, in the middle of the night at a Cape Town hospital, South African surgeon Christiaan Barnard rewrote medical history when...

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