Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

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  • Leonardo’s heart

    Larry Zaroff Palo Alto, California, United States   Drawing of the heart and its blood vessels Leonardo Da Vinci (1452 – 1519) The surgeon comes to the operating room at seven a.m. for her eight o’clock mitral valve repair. A warm-up. Before any heart operation she always checks the elephants in the room. At that…