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1964 Health Care Improves
Heart care made major strives in 1967. In that year the South African surgeon Christiaan Barnard performed the first heart transplant. The patient, Louis Washkansky, lived for 18 days. Today, transplants are performed routinely. In the same year, American surgeon Rene Favalero conducted the first heart bypass operation.
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