Dr Hamilton Naki He was a black laboratory assistant to white cardiac surgeon Christiaan Barnard in South Africa under apartheid Dr. Hamilton Naki was the second most importat man in the team that performed the first heart transplant in history
Mujeres en la historia que han obtenido un Premio Nobel (Parte 2)
Dr Christiaan Neethling Barnard -- South African cardiac surgeon who performed the world's first successful human-to-human heart transplant in His innovative procedure has led to more than lives saved by transplant surgeries.
Born on 1/18/1856, Daniel Hale Williams was the fifth of seven children to Daniel and Sarah Williams. He was therefore noted as the first person to perform open heart surgery but more noteworthy; he was the first surgeon to successfully open a chest cavity without the patient dying of infection. His procedures were later used as standards for internal surgeries.