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Cardiology's 10 greatest discoveries of the 20th century.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12224718     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present a brief summary of the 10 greatest cardiologic developments and discoveries of the 20th century Described are electrocardiography; preventive cardiology and the Framingham Study; "lipid hypotheses" and atherosclerosis; coronary care units; echocardiography; thrombolytic therapy; cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography; open-heart surgery; automatic implantable cardiac defibrillators; and coronary angioplasty. These topics are the personal choices of the authors.
Nirav J Mehta; Ijaz A Khan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Editorial; Historical Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0730-2347     ISO Abbreviation:  Tex Heart Inst J     Publication Date:  2002  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-09-12     Completed Date:  2003-02-07     Revised Date:  2013-06-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8214622     Medline TA:  Tex Heart Inst J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  164-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cardiology / history*
Cardiovascular Diseases / diagnosis,  history,  therapy
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures / history
Echocardiography / history
Electrocardiography / history
History, 20th Century
Preventive Medicine / history
Comment In:
Tex Heart Inst J. 2002;29(4):344   [PMID:  12484627 ]
Tex Heart Inst J. 2002;29(4):342   [PMID:  12484625 ]
Tex Heart Inst J. 2002;29(4):342-4   [PMID:  12484626 ]

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