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Christiaan Barnard: Heart to Heart

Monday, September 3, 2001 My father was a missionary among the coloured ["mixed race"] people of Beaufort West in the scrubland of the Karroo, which is South...

Transplants: Why Blaiberg Died

Dr. Christiaan Barnard's—and the world's—first patient to receive a transplanted human heart, Louis Washkansky, lived for only 18 days after his historic...

Surgery: The Ultimate Operation

(See Cover) For weeks, and months, and even years, surgical teams at more than 20 medical centers around the world have been standing ready to make the first...

Milestones, Dec. 20, 1971

Born. To Dr. Christiaan Barnard, 49, South African heart surgeon and transplant pioneer; and his second wife Barbara, 21, daughter of a Johannesburg...

Medicine: The Spectacular That Failed

Neither of the two previous patients to undergo heart-lung transplants lived for more than a few days after their operations. Still, South Africa's Dr...

Milestones: Feb. 23, 1970

Born. To Audrey Hepburn, 40, cinema's eternal wide-eyed innocent (Breakfast at Tiffany's, Two for the Road), and Dr. Andrea Mario Dotti, 31, Italian...

34 Years Ago In TIME

Denise Darvall, 25, had been killed in a car accident. But her heart would get a chance to live on in a history-making procedure. As Dr. CHRISTIAAN BARNARD...

Milestones Sep. 17, 2001

DIED. TROY DONAHUE, 65, hunky, fleetingly adored studio star of the late '50s and early '60s; of a heart attack; in Santa Monica, Calif. The blond, blue-eyed...

TEACHING HOSPITALS IN CRISIS

Dr. Warwick Peacock was on Christiaan Barnard's original heart-transplant team in South Africa, but he eventually found heart transplants too routine to present...

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