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The first transplant surgeon : the flawed genius of Nobel prize winner, Alexis Carrel / David Hamilton.

  • Hamilton, David, 1939-
Date
[2017]
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, [2017]

Physical description

xviii, 587 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

Lyon days -- New life in North America -- Early years at the Institute -- Carrel established -- The birth of tissue culture -- The Nobel prize -- Heart and blood vessel surgery -- War in France -- The demonstration hospital -- Early 1920s research -- Life in the 1920s -- Confidence gone -- His book "Man, the unknown" -- The organ pump -- Wider involvement -- Retirement nears -- To France and back -- Back to France -- Aftermath.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    BZP (Carrel)
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9789814699365
  • 9814699365
  • 9789814699372
  • 9814699373