• G. J. Magovern
  • I. Y. Christlieb


Twenty years after the first human cardiac transplantation and 5 years after the first artificial heart implant, when technological advancements in cardiac surgery seem to have reached a plateau and apparently nothing in sight can astonish the world in this field, a 50-year-old concept comes back to regain strength and to offer promise to a potentially large number of patients who are neither good candidates for transplant nor subjects for mechanical assist in its present stage of development.


Latissimus Dorsi Latissimus Dorsi Muscle Latissimus Dorsi Flap Latissimus Dorsi Muscle Flap Left Pleural Cavity 
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  • I. Y. Christlieb

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