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Lord Brock--the direct approach.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2684064     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The contributions of Sir Russell Brock to the early development of cardiac surgery are multiple. However, one of the most telling was his description of 3 cases of pulmonary stenosis in 1948 treated by direct transventricular valvulotomy. His subsequent treatise, The Anatomy of Congenital Pulmonary Stenosis, published in 1957, outlined this direct approach to cardiac lesions, a philosophy commonly adopted in modern care of cardiac lesions and a major contribution to cardiac surgical thinking.
Authors:
K Turley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Biography; Historical Article; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1989 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-12-18     Completed Date:  1989-12-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  736-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM; Q    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143-0118.
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Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / history
Great Britain
History, 20th Century
Pulmonary Valve Stenosis / history,  surgery*
Personal Name Subject
Personal Name Subject:
R Brock

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