Category: Cardiac Surgeons

Categories: Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Landing level category for profiles of persons of this occupation.

Cardiac surgery, or cardiovascular surgery, is surgery on the heart or great vessels performed by cardiac surgeons. It is often used to treat complications of ischemic heart disease (for example, with coronary artery bypass grafting); to correct congenital heart disease; or to treat valvular heart disease from various causes, including endocarditis, rheumatic heart disease, and atherosclerosis. It also includes heart transplantation.

Person Profiles (4)

08 Nov 1922 Beaufort West, Cape Province, South Africa - 02 Sep 2001
13 Jan 1924 Wellington, New Zealand - 08 Mar 2006 photo
21 Aug 1920 Texas, United States - 18 Nov 2016
24 Jun 1903 Montreal, Quebec, Canada - 26 Mar 1988

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