First human heart transplant operation conducted by Dr. Christiaan Barnard on Louis Washkansky, was conducted in


Options: 1967,    1968,    1958,    1922

Ans:A,1967


Description: On 3 December 1967, South African doctor, Dr Christiaan (Chris) Barnard, performed the world's first human to human heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town.






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