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Thoracic Surgery

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Adrian Kantrowitz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 572
Abstract Adrian Kantrowitz was an American heart surgeon and medical investigator responsible for pioneering developments in circulatory assist devices, artificial organs, medical electronics, heart transplantation, and research motion pictures. Grant material, experiment data, patient medical records, correspondence, publications, conference material, publicity clippings, and audio-visual media document Adrian Kantrowitz's professional career in cardiovascular research at the Maimonides Hospital in...
Dates: 1944-2004

American Association for Thoracic Surgery Archives

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 355
Abstract The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) was founded by Dr. Willy Meyer in 1917 as a venue devoted to exchanging ideas regarding the growing field of thoracic surgery. Other founding members of the AATS include Alexis Carrel, Armistead C. Crump, Nathan W. Green, Howard Lilienthal, Rudolph Matas, and Samuel Robinson. Institutional material, historical manuscripts and data, biographies, member information, curriculum vitae, bibliographies, correspondence, minutes, transcripts,...
Dates: 1899-2002

Andrew Glenn Morrow Cardiovascular Research Film Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ACC 2018-02
Abstract

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Contents are 16mm film reels of varying length, most silent and in color, originating in the National Heart Institute. Films chiefly depict surgical procedures to implant artificial aortic and mitral valves in patients with cardiac conditions such as ventricular septal defect. Most of the films consist of close-up images of Dr. Morrow's hands and arms and the patient's opened chest, though some show Dr. Morrow speaking.

Dates: 1958-1969

Clarence Dennis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 574
Abstract

Dr. Clarence Dennis (1909-2003) was a pioneering heart surgeon and developer of a heart-lung bypass machine. Laboratory notes, correspondence, publications, and professional papers chronicle his surgical and research career at the University of Minnesota, the State University of New York, and the National Heart and Lung Institute.

Dates: 1927-2003

Edgar P. Mannix Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 592
Abstract

Dr. Mannix conducted what is considered pioneering work in heart surgery. Collection contains articles, drafts, illustrations, and books relating to thoracic surgery many authored by Dr. Mannix. Surgical records comprise part of collection but are restricted.

Dates: 1934-1988

Henry Swan II Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 575
Abstract

U.S. heart surgeon Henry Swan II made significant contributions to the development of open heart surgery techniques, particularly through his research in hypothermia and suspended circulation. Dr. Swan's professional career as a cardiac surgeon is documented in a collection of surgery records, correspondence, reprints, book drafts, speeches, reports, and biographical material.

Dates: 1935-1996

John T. Watson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 578
Abstract John Thomas Watson is a mechanical engineer, physiologist, and administrator whose career has centered on the research, development, and validation of biomedical technologies for assisting the ailing heart. His papers focus on the activities of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)'s Devices and Technology Branch -- originally known as the Artificial Heart Program -- and Watson's professional career as administrator of that branch. Reports, administrative records, requests...
Dates: 1964-2003

Lyman A. Brewer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 553
Abstract

Correspondence, notes and drafts, subject files, reprints, patient records, records of surgeries, and motion pictures documenting the practice, teaching, and authorship of thoracic surgeon Lyman Brewer, noted for his advances in emergency thoracotomy and wet lung war casualties (respiratory distress syndrome) born from his World War II experiences.

Dates: 1926-1989

Mark M. Ravitch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 616
Abstract

Collection documents Dr. Ravitch's career as a pioneering thoracic and pediatric surgeon and developer of surgical stapling techniques through correspondence, administrative records, writings, motion pictures, and editorial duties on various journals and textbooks.

Dates: 1932-1989

Michael E. DeBakey Archives

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 582
Abstract

Michael Ellis DeBakey made significant contributions to cardiovascular medicine throughout his long career at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Personal material, correspondence, administrative and medical records, writings, conference and awards files, subject files, photographs, audiovisual media, and artifacts gathered from DeBakey's home document his personal life and career as a surgeon, inventor, and medical statesman.

Dates: 1903-2010