oa South African Medical Journal - Human cardiac transplant: an interim report of a successful operation performed at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town

Volume 41, Issue 48
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The first human heart transplant is descriptionbed. The steps leading up to this event are outlined briefly and the operative technique is detailed. The postoperative care of the patient following this successful operation is descriptionbed.

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