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Groote Schuur

(khro͝o`tə skür) [Afrik.,=large barn], estate, Cape Town, Western Cape, SW South Africa. The main building of the estate, which is a good example of Dutch colonial architecture, was erected on the site of a large barn dating from 1657. It once was the home of Cecil RhodesRhodes, Cecil John
, 1853–1902, British imperialist and business magnate. Business Career

The son of a Hertfordshire clergyman, he first went to South Africa in 1870, joining his oldest brother, Herbert, on a cotton plantation in Natal.
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 and later was an official residence of South Africa's prime ministers and presidents; it is now a museum. The Univ. of Cape Town is those grounds of the estate that were bequeathed by Rhodes for a national university; in 1967, Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the world's first human heart transplant operation there.
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Keertan Dheda is Head of the Lung Infection and Immunity Unit and the Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine and UCT Lung Institute, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa.
The course includes three weeks of classroom-based training at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, which is equipped with a virtual linear accelerator and four workstations, followed by a 10-week remote mentorship program.
The first ever successful heart transplant operation was performed in South Africa in 1967 by Prof Christian Neethling Barnard and a team of 30 physicians at the Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town.
For example, at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town there were just six neurologists.
Cywes attended medical school at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa, and completed his internship at Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa where he focused on plastic and reconstructive surgery.
We thank the staff of the Groote Schuur National Health laboratory Service, who provided RSV- positive archived cDNA samples.
My earliest experience with 'closed-loop' ventilation started some 25 years ago (in 1988), when I started studying the clinical use of mandatory minute volume ventilation using an Ohmeda CPU 1 electronic ventilator with my colleagues Peter Potgieter and Stan Davis in the respiratory intensive care unit at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town.
Therefore, prior to the introduction of the UAM into the UK National Health Service 18 months ago, and more recently to Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa, we ensured the machine design would overcome that resistance with careful attention to its appearance, choice of component materials, function (using existing breathing systems and scavenging, without modification), as well as regulatory compliance.
Cape Town, June 6 (ANI): The murder case of Indian-origin bride Anni Dewani has taken a twist after it was revealed that one of the accused hitmen in the alleged honeymoon murder plot is in a serious condition in Groote Schuur Hospital with a malignant brain tumour.
Professor Edward Coetzee is an associate Professor and sessional consultant in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital.
The first was performed by cardiac surgeon Christiaan Barnard at Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa in December 1967.
It has also recently been put into use at the world's largest hospital (the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital) and at the Groote Schuur Hospital, the home of the world's first heart transplant, both of which are in South Africa.