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The world's first case of congenital heart disease - the beginning of cardiac surgery

Time:2016-05-11 Click:334

The world's first case of congenital heart disease - the beginning of cardiac surgery

1940s successfully carried out the first cases of congenital heart disease - the so-called "blue baby syndrome," surgery, marking the beginning of modern cardiac surgery. The first cases of surgery on November 29, 1944 in Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital, surgery is the American Academy of Pediatrics scientist Tao Higgs (Helen Taussig), she became the Johns Hopkins University first female professor. Tao Higgs and cardiac surgeons Blalock (Alfred Blalock) common congenital heart disease, she is also actively involved in the patient's postoperative care work.


  Pictured in 1954, she is to visit one of her little patient



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