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Harold James Charles (Jeremy) Swan: the man behind the “sailing catheter”

Jimmy Pham Michigan, United States   Harold James Charles “Jeremy” Swan (1922-2005) “Pressures in the right side of the heart and pulmonary capillary wedge can be obtained by cardiac catheterization without the aid of fluoroscopy . . . The frequency of premature beats was minimal, and no other arrhythmias occurred.” – N Engl J Med, […]

John Brereton Barlow: The “Mitral Valve” Cardiologist

Jimmy Pham Michigan, United States   Dr. Barlow with his patient Nelson Mandela “To all the students who listen, look, touch and reflect: may they hear, see, feel and comprehend” Perspectives on the Mitral Valve (1986) — John Barlow   Mitral valve prolapse is now recognized as one of the most commonly diagnosed cardiac valvular […]