Cournand


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Cournand

(ˈkʊənənd; -nænd; French kurnɑ̃)
n
(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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[4.] Cournand A, Riley RL, Breed ES, Baldwin ED, Richards DW, Lester MS, et al.
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.
(79.) Motley HL, Cournand A, Werko L, Himmelstein A, Dresdale D.
Although he was only 34 years old, he had accumulated experimental practice: on the chorda tympani (Olmsted and Olmsted, 1952: 34), the action of curare (Changeux, in Robin, 1979: 73-95), he had catheterised the heart to measure the heart blood pressures and the heat production by the lungs (Cournand, in Robin, 1979: 97-121).