Bmj Usa Correction

BMJ USA: Correction

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7521.E387-a (Published 13 October 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:E387

Our obituary of Hamilton Naki (BMJ USA 2005;5: 427) claimed that Mr Naki, a former gardener, had directly assisted Christiaan Barnard in the world's first heart transplant, and that he was the unsung hero of this pioneering work, who was denied due recognition at the time because of South Africa's apartheid system. The obituary was …

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