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The Michael E. DeBakey Papers

[Michael DeBakey with his first wife, Diana, and friends in Boca Raton, Florida]
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At this time (1956) Dr. DeBakey was establishing himself as a leading vascular surgeon, pioneering the successful use of homografts and synthetic fabric grafts for aneurysm repair, and doing his first surgeries using hypothermia and new cardiopulmonary bypass pump technology. See, for example, "Hypothermia in the Surgical Treatment of Aortic Aneurysms," "Aneurysm of Thoracoabdomical Aorta involving the Celiac, Superior Mesenteric, and Renal Arteries," "Surgical Treatment of Aortic Aneurysms," and "Temporary Extracorporeal Circulation in the Surgical Treatment of Cardiac and Aortic Disease."
The occasion for this visit to Florida is not indicated on the photo.
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1956-12 (December 1956)
Courtesy of Katrin DeBakey.
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Metadata Record Hypothermia in the Surgical Treatment of Aortic Aneurysms (May 1956) pdf (457,880 Bytes) ocr (18,483 Bytes)
Metadata Record Aneurysm of Thoracoabdominal Aorta Involving the Celiac, Superior Mesenteric, and Renal Arteries. Report of Four Cases Treated by Resection and Homograft Replacement (October 1956) pdf (26,381,355 Bytes) ocr (84,685 Bytes)
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Series: Photographs and Artworks, [ca. 1908]-2007
SubSeries: Professional Photographs, 1917-2007
SubSubSeries: Events
Folder: Boca Raton, FL, 1956 Dec
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