Correspondence, Owen Wangensteen to Richard Varco regarding the first successful repair of an atrial septal defect and funding for more heart research

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Correspondence, Owen Wangensteen to Richard Varco regarding the first successful repair of an atrial septal defect and funding for more heart research

Subject

Open Heart Surgery

Description

F. John Lewis, Richard Varco, Mansur Taufic, and C. Walton Lillehei performed the world's first open heart surgery under direct vision in a dry operative field on September 2, 1952. The surgeons repaired an atrial septal defect on a 5-year-old girl using induced hypothermia and inflow occlusion.

Creator

Owen Wangensteen

Source

"Surgery staff correspondence, 1952-1953," Box 31, Department of Surgery records, uarc1007, University of Minnesota Archives

Publisher

University of Minnesota

Date

10-Sep-52

Contributor

Richard Varco

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Document

Language

eng

Identifier

oh0325

Coverage

Open Heart Surgery

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Owen Wangensteen, “Correspondence, Owen Wangensteen to Richard Varco regarding the first successful repair of an atrial septal defect and funding for more heart research,” Gallery, accessed January 27, 2023, http://gallerytemp.reclaim.hosting/items/show/3215.

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