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Heart Pacing

The Genius of C. Walton Lillehei and the True History of Open Heart Surgery, by Daniel A. Goor, M.D. Genius of C. Walton Lillehei book cover
New York: Vantage Press, 2007.
MHS call number: RD 598 .G64 2007


TABLE OF CONTENTS


Foreword
Acknowledgment
Introduction


Book I - Lillehei

1. 1954: The Breakthrough into Open Heart Surgery
2. 1955-1957: Harnessing the Revolution; John Kirklin, Denton Cooley, and Walton Lillehei
3. Lillehei by Himself—Early Days
4. Dismissed from Minnesota
5. A Devastating Chairmanship in Cornell
6. Lillehei's Income Tax Trial
7. Socially Ostracized
8. The Traits That Counted
9. Like a Phoenix


Book II – The Evolution of Intra-Cardiac Operations

10. Dr. Charles Philamore Bailey: The First Cardiac Surgeon
11. John Gibbon—Father of the Heart-Lung Machine
12. Gibbon's Contention for Primogeniture
13. Wilfred Gordon Bigelow—Father of Hypothermia
14. Floyd John Lewis—First Open Intra-Cardiac Repair
15. Henry Swain: Arbiter-Surgeon of Hypothermia
16. Artificial Heart Valve Surgery: Starr, Edwards, and Lillehei
17. Heart Replacement Operations:
       A. Heart Transplantation
       B. Artificial Heart
18. Coronary Bypass Surgery:
       A. History—Garret, Favaloro, Johnson, Green and Koleson
       B. Clinical Indications and Practical Implications

Appendix A

Appendix B

Index