The Person Behind the Inventor of the Heart‐Lung Machine: John H. Gibbon Jr, MD (1903–1973)

@article{Bauer2018ThePB,
  title={The Person Behind the Inventor of the Heart‐Lung Machine: John H. Gibbon Jr, MD (1903–1973)},
  author={Tyler M Bauer and Vakhtang Tchantchaleishvili},
  journal={Artificial Organs},
  year={2018},
  volume={42},
  pages={765–775}
}
On May the 6th, 1953 John H. Gibbon Jr., MD (Dr. Gibbon) became the first surgeon to perform an open cardiotomy during bypass under direct vision in a human, by repairing an interatrial septal defect in an 18-year-old female (Fig. 1 ) (1 ). Dr. Gibbon initially became interested in developing the heartlung machine in 1931, after witnessing a patient with a massive pulmonary embolism (2 ). The patient was treated with an “off-pump” surgical embolectomy, as described by Dr. Friedrich… Expand
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