Cournand


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Cournand

(ˈkʊənənd; -nænd; French kurnɑ̃)
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(Biography) André (Frederic). 1895–1988, US physician, born in France: shared the 1956 Nobel prize for physiology or medicine for his work on heart catheterization
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Up to 2 - diagnostic catheter - 4-pole, size 6F, unmanageable peak, peak curve type Cournand, including connecting cable.
I decided to continue with cardiology the next year and got a chance to work back at Bellevue with the father of cardiac catheterization, Andre Cournand, just before he won a Nobel Prize.
Motley HL, Cournand A, Werko L, Himmelstein A, Dresdale D.
In the early 1940's, after decades of experiments by researchers, Andre Cournand, working in New York with Hilmert Ranges and Dickinson Richards, began utilizing right heart catheterization on a regular basis in the undertaking of a comprehensive investigation of cardiac function in both normal and diseased patients.