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Willem J Kolff (1911-2009): physician, inventor and pioneer: father of artificial organs.
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PMID:  22892308     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Medical pioneer Willem Johan Kolff was an inspirational father, son, physician and inventor. He founded the development of the first kidney dialysis machine, pioneered advances in the heart and lung machine, laid down the foundations for the first mainland blood bank in Europe and successfully implanted the first artificial heart into humans.
Authors:
Megan Morrissey
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical biography     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1758-1087     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Biogr     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9308895     Medline TA:  J Med Biogr     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  136-8     Citation Subset:  IM; QIS    
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