A Tale of Two Surgeons
作者: Suman Nazmul Hosain
刊名: Cardiovascular Journal, 2015, Vol.8 (1), pp.82-86
来源数据库: Cardiovascular Journal
DOI: 10.3329/cardio.v8i1.24781
关键词: Cardiac transplantationBarnardShumway
原始语种摘要: Cardiac transplantation is one of the greatest medical marvels of the twentieth century. Performing this miraculous operation on 3 rd December 1967, Dr. Christiaan Barnard, an unknown surgeon from the then apartheid state of South Africa suddenly became an international celebrity. Probably no single procedure in the history of medicine had attracted so much media and public attention. But there were many who thought that he didn’t deserve much of this glory. A lion share of this should have gone to somebody else. Although Barnard completed the final step in the road to transplant, it was the end product of serious research work carried out in many centers around the World. Most important was Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, California USA, where Dr. Norman Edward Shumway was...
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  • deserved 应得报酬
  • painstaking 刻苦的
  • suddenly 突然地
  • colleague 同事
  • story 故事
  • behind 在后
  • exciting 激动人心的
  • greatest 最大的
  • accomplishment 成就
  • somebody 某人