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Author Hurt, Raymond.

Title The history of cardiothoracic surgery from early times / Raymond Hurt ; with contributions by J.E.S. Barry, A.P. Adams, and P.R. Fleming.

Published New York : Parthenon, 1996.

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 UniM BioMed ST  617.41209 HURT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 514 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents 1. The development of surgery from early times -- 2. Pioneers in the emergence of thoracic surgery as a specialty -- 3. Examination and investigation of the chest -- 4. The development of electrocardiography, cardiac catheterization and angiocardiography / P. R. Fleming -- 5. The discovery of the circulation of the blood -- 6. Blood transfusion and blood letting -- 7. The development of cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- 8. The development of thoracic anesthesia / J. E. S. Barry and A. P. Adams -- 9. The diagnosis and treatment of empyema -- 10. The treatment of lung abscess -- 11. The surgical treatment of tuberculosis -- 12. The surgical treatment of bronchiectasis -- 13. The management of fractured ribs and wounds of the chest -- 14. The evolution of the technique of lung resection -- 15. The development of specialized techniques for lung resection and tracheal and bronchial reconstruction -- 16. Benign stricture of the esophagus.
17. Resection and intubation for carcinoma of the esophagus -- 18. Spontaneous rupture of the esophagus -- 19. Pharyngoesphageal diverticulum -- 20. Achalasia of the esophagus -- 21. Congenital abnormalities of the esophagus -- 22. The thymus and myasthenia gravis -- 23. The diaphragm - congenital, acquired and traumatic hernia -- 24. Major pulmonary embolism -- 25. Intrathoracic aneurysms -- 26. Injuries of the heart -- 27. Surgery of the pericardium -- 28. Congenital heart disease -- 29. Acquired heart disease -- 30. Biography -- 31. Chronology.
Subject Heart -- Surgery -- History.
Chest -- Surgery -- History.
ISBN 1850706816