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Who performed the first heart bypass surgery?

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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Interventional Cardiology
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In brief: Dr. Debakey

Dr debakey is credited.

In brief: Dr. Debakey

Dr debakey is credited.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Dr. Debakey

Officially, dr. Rene favaloro published the first paper regarding coronary bypass surgery.
However, the first operation was performed by dr.S debakey and sabiston on an urgent basis when a patient's planned coronary endarterectomy resulted in irreparable damage to the coronary, forcing the bypass operation.

In brief: Dr. Debakey

Officially, dr. Rene favaloro published the first paper regarding coronary bypass surgery.
However, the first operation was performed by dr.S debakey and sabiston on an urgent basis when a patient's planned coronary endarterectomy resulted in irreparable damage to the coronary, forcing the bypass operation.
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
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