Landmarks In Cardiac Surgery: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Landmarks In Cardiac Surgery

1st Edition

By Cecil Bosher, Stephen Westaby

CRC Press

712 pages

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Hardback: 9781899066544
pub: 1998-02-01
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Description

This text, published in the profession's centenary year, traces the history of cardiac surgery from ancient times to the present, detailing clinical developments with facsimilies of the original articles, consent forms from the first heart transplant, newspaper articles, and correspondence. The text follows a set pattern, describing the historical background to each new procedure, facsimilies of the original articles, bibliography of the main clinicians, and a commentary putting each development into its historical context.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED010000
MEDICAL / Cardiology
MED085040
MEDICAL / Surgery / Thoracic