The first Italian heart transplantation: The history of the pioneers' experience.

@article{Zanatta2017TheFI,
  title={The first Italian heart transplantation: The history of the pioneers' experience.},
  author={Alberto Zanatta and Fabio Zampieri},
  journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation},
  year={2017},
  volume={36 12},
  pages={1359-1360}
}
While Christiaan Barnard (1922 to 2001) was performing his first successful heart transplantation in Cape Town, South Africa, in 1967, a young Italian doctor, Vincenzo Gallucci (1935 to 1991), had just finished his specialty in general surgery at the University of Padua (Figure 1). After many experiences abroad, he became professor of general pathology and… CONTINUE READING