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Cristiaan Barnard. The Path to the Unknown (100th anniversary of birth)
Heart Institute of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Due to the embarrassing events of the Russian armed aggression against Ukraine in 2022 passed completely unnoticed, without which the colossal breakthrough that took place in medical science thanks to a person whose name has become just an icon in modern transplantology could not have happened. We are talking about the 100th anniversary of the birth of the world-famous heart surgeon Dr. Christiaan Barnard.