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Prior To William Harvey

  • Catherine A. Neill
  • Edward B. Clark
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 163)

Abstract

The heart and the course of circulation were studied in many lands, over many centuries since the earliest beginnings of scientific enquiry[5,19,20]. The publication of De Motu Cordis[1] by William Harvey in 1628 is one of the major landmarks in the history of medicine. The implications for pediatric cardiology, a discipline yet to be born, were profound, since the nature and relationship of the two circulations, systemic and pulmonary, were now defined.

Keywords

Congenital Heart Disease Phrenic Nerve Ventricular Septum Preventive Cardiology Embryonic Chick Heart 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Catherine A. Neill
    • 1
  • Edward B. Clark
    • 2
  1. 1.Johns Hopkins Medical InstitutionsBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Rochester School of MedicineRochesterUSA

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