cross circulation
Surgical Art
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 1, 2012
In 1929 and 1930, Johns Hopkins Medical School surgeon Warfield Firor carried out a series of experiments to determine how long blood could flow between animals with joined circulatory systems. Without using any anti-coagulants, Firor attempted to es
The Blood Exchange, Circa 1930
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 1, 2012
Early 20th century cross circulation experiments on dogs paved the way for milestones in human cardiac surgery.