Servant of God
|Born||25 June 1933|
|Died||2 February 1970 (aged 36)|
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church|
|Patronage||doctors, physicians, heart surgeons|
Giancarlo Rastelli (1933–1970) was a cardiac surgeon. He was the creator of the Rastelli procedure. He died of cancer at just 36 years of age. At the time of his death he was the head of cardiovascular surgical research at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, MN. He has been suggested for sainthood by the Catholic Church, and his cause is currently in a waiting and prayer period.
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