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John Gibbon and His Heart-Lung Machine

Ada Romaine-Davis

1992 | 278 pages | Cloth $79.95
Medicine | Biography
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Table of Contents

Figures
Plates
Tables
Acknowledgments and Permissions
Preface

Birth and Early Years
The 1930s-Sigificant Years
JHG the Inventor

The 1940s-Model I
Total Circulation
Experiments with Occlusion of the Venae Cavae
The 1950s-Model II
Bypass Surgery in Humans

Model III
The Mayo Clinic
The Mid-1950s to the 1970s
Support for Medical Research-1930 to 1955
In Support of Animal Experimentation
Impact of the Heart-Lung Machine
Summing Up: JHG the Man

Afterword
Notes
Glossary
Appendix
Biblliography
Index