TITLE

Shumway, Norman Edward

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Shumway, Norman Edward (1923-) is an American surgeon. He gained fame for his pioneering work in heart transplant operations. Shumway performed the first heart transplant on an adult patient in the United States on Jan. 6, 1968, about a month after Christiaan Neethling Barnard of South Africa performed the world's first human heart transplant.
ACCESSION #
37309258

 

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