The Nobel Chronicles

  title={The Nobel Chronicles},
  author={Tonse N. K. Raju},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • T. Raju
  • Published 29 May 1999
  • Art
  • The Lancet
7 Citations
Historical Account Cardiology
That it will ever come into general use, notwithstanding its value, is extremely doubtful because its beneficial application requires much time and gives a good bit of trouble; both to the patient
A History of Intensive Care Medicine
Most historians believe that Bjorn Ibsen’s response to the 1952 polio epidemic in Copenhagen led to intensive care medicine (ICM) and intensive care units (ICUs) and the development of blood gas analysis by Poul Astrup.
Right Cardiac Catheterization Before the Advent of Cardiopulmonary Bypass
After more than 50 years from its inception, right heart catheterization continues to be the gold standard in diagnosing patients with elevated right heart pressure and in the management of complex patients, although the use of the pulmonary artery catheter is a monitoring procedure and not a treatment.
Historical Account: Interventional Cardiology
In this chapter, some of the stepping stones proceeding the current era of catheter-based coronary intervention are reviewed.
Vascular Access: An Historical Perspective from Sir William Harvey to the 1956 Nobel Prize to André F. Cournand, Werner Forssmann, and Dickinson W. Richards
The genius and the perseverance of the three physicians paved the way towards peripheral and central catheter vein placement, one of the most frequently performed maneuvers in hospitals.
History of Right Heart Catheterization: 100 Years of Experimentation and Methodology Development
The purpose of this manuscript is to review the development of right heart catheterization that led to the ability to conduct physiologic studies in cardiovascular dynamics in normal individuals and in patients with cardiovascular diseases, and to review current controversies of the extension of the right heartCatheter, the pulmonary artery catheter.