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doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3181dc4a14
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In 1958, surgeons at the University of Minnesota Medical School completed the world's first successful artificial heart valve replacement.

For other important milestones in medical knowledge and practice credited to academic medical centers, visit the “Discoveries and Innovations in Patient Care and Research Database” at

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