Graduate School Annual Research Progress Report, "The Use of Refrigeration in Surgery with Special Reference to Cardiac and Cancer Surgery," by F. John Lewis

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Graduate School Annual Research Progress Report, "The Use of Refrigeration in Surgery with Special Reference to Cardiac and Cancer Surgery," by F. John Lewis

Subject

Open Heart Surgery

Description

F. John Lewis requested funding from the Graduate School to support his research on the use of body cooling (induced hypothermia) for open heart surgery. F. John Lewis lead the first surgical team to perform a successful open heart surgery in a dry field under direct vision. The operation was performed on September 2, 1952 at the University of Minnesota.

Creator

University of Minnesota

Source

"Graduate School grants, 1941-1954," Box 14, Department of Surgery records, uarc1007, University of Minnesota Archives

Publisher

University of Minnesota

Date

29-Apr-52

Contributor

F. John Lewis

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Document

Language

eng

Identifier

oh0061

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University of Minnesota, “Graduate School Annual Research Progress Report, "The Use of Refrigeration in Surgery with Special Reference to Cardiac and Cancer Surgery," by F. John Lewis,” Gallery, accessed January 31, 2023, http://gallerytemp.reclaim.hosting/items/show/3357.

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