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Keywords : Cardiac Transplant, Chest X-ray, Infection, Pseudomonas
Citation Information : Infections after Transplant: Lessons from the World's First Heart Transplant. Bengal Physician Journal 2019; 6 (1):15-16.
License: CC BY-NC 4.0
Published Online: 01-04-2019
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).
Infections in immunosuppressed patients are always a big challenge and even with the best of care, there is a lot of mortality and morbidity. This article describes the experience of Dr Christiaan Barnard and his team during and after the first cardiac transplant of 1967. Relevant points useful for today's clinicians are discussed in detail.
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