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Jefferson Medical College


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John H. Gibbon Papers

Identifier: MS C 313

Dr. John H. Gibbon invented the first artificial heart-lung machine and performed the first human open heart operation. The collection includes material on this subject as well as some biographical and genealogical data.

Dates: 1930-1981

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Cardiology 1
Communicable Diseases 1
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation 1
General Surgery 1
Heart-Lung Machine 1