Dr. DeBakey Sewing an Artery

Dr. DeBakey Sewing an Artery

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Check out the old-school sewing machine that Dr. DeBakey is working on! Thanks for send this in Mark!

The years 1953-54 marked a turning point in cardiovascular surgery. Working at home on his wife’s sewing machine, Dr. DeBakey constructed the first Dacron artificial artery to replace the damaged segments of artery. – Link

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