The 1957 Lillehei/Dewall Cardiopulmonary Bypass Machine
The 1957 Lillehei/Dewall cardiopulmonary bypass machine, as assembled by Cliff Lambourne and first used for removal of an atrial myxoma on February 26th 1957 at the Northern General Hospital (then known as the City General Hospital). This is believed to be only the second bypass operation performed outside the USA. See also the cardiothoracic section.



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