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Did You Know?

doi: 10.1097/01.ACM.0000222263.85760.5a
Did You Know?
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In 1940, doctors at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons performed the first successful catheterization of the human heart, which earned two researchers the Nobel Prize.

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 〈www.aamc.org/innovations〉.

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