Blalock A, Taussig HB (1945)

The surgical treatment of malformations of the heart: In which there is pulmonary stenosis or pulmonary atresia. JAMA 128:189-202.

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Alfred Karsh Blalock 1899 – 1964

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From the Moynihan Lecture 1947 given by Alfred Blalock at the Royal College of Surgeons (Blalock and Bahnson 1948).

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Before and after operation. Images used in the report of the first cases at Guy’s, all of these after Blalock had returned to Baltimore (Campbell 1948). King’s College London Archives have provided the picture from Guy’s Hospital Reports.

Acknowledgements

The editors are grateful to:

JAMA for allowing the James Lind Library to link to this and other articles of historical relevance (email to Iain Chalmers from Annette Flanagin, 29 August 2014).

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