Books - Review

The Matter of the HeartA history of cardiac surgery. Using eleven different types of procedure he beautifully illustrates the development of techniques, the personalities involved and the impact on both medicine and the lives of individual patients. Covers the earliest attempts at diagnosis and treatment, to transplants and TAVIs via angioplasty, valve surgery and congenital conditions.
by Thomas Morris
Score: 9
Published: 2017
Read: July 15th 2017


John said

This was brilliant. A great blend of science & technology, medicine and history. And finally I understand what a diagnosis of tetralogy of Fallot means.

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