Christiaan Barnard Dr. "Your Healthy Heart" 1985 Book Signed Autograph Photo
Dr. Christiaan Barnard-"Your Healthy Heart"-1985-McGraw Hill-7" X 9 1/2"-224 pages-Hardcover Book-With Jacket-With Photos-Signed By Author.Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the world's first human heart transplant on 3 December 1967. The patient, 53-year-old dentist Louis Washkansky, was given the heart of a 25-year-old auto crash victim named Denise Darvall. Washkansky died from infection 18 days later, but the transplant made Barnard one of the world's most famous surgeons. He died in 2001 while vacationing in Cyprus, following an asthma attack.The book has been autographed on the title page by Christiaan Barnard..............BOTH BOOK AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.