Dr. Hale performs the first open heart surgery using procedures.
Dr. Harkan created a technique to remove shrapnel from soldiers hearts.
The discovery of antibiotics improved patients chances of surviving surgery.
Dr. Bigelow suggested cooling patients during heart surgery.
A new heart lung machine was perfected.
Dr. Debakey worked with heart failure patients.
Dr. Banard performed the first human transplant.
Dr. Cooley transplanted an artificial heart to a man.
Dr. Jarvik designed the first artificial heart.
A new drug was improved for transplant patients
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