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Barton, Matthias

Unbreakable

The Life and Work of Andreas Grüntzig

    89,95 € / $103.99 / £82.00*

    Hardcover
    Publication Date:
    2019
    To be published:
    April 2020
    ISBN
    978-3-11-053943-1
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    Overview

  • Historical information and documents published for the first time
  • Personal accounts of Grüntzig’s former colleagues at the University of Zürich
  • Newly discovered evidence on the history of transluminal coronary angioplasty
  • Aims and Scope

    A comprehensive historic documentation on Andreas Grüntzig, M.D. (1939-1985), who in 1977 pioneered coronary balloon angioplasty, the most common medical intervention in the world today. Grüntzig was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1978.

    • Historical information and documents published for the first time
    • Personal accounts of Grüntzig’s former colleagues at the University of Zürich
    • Newly discovered evidence on the history of transluminal coronary angioplasty
    • Reflections on how Grüntzig mastered challenges and overcame obstacles

    Details

    24.0 x 17.0 cm
    Approx. ccl, 8 pages
    Language:
    English

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