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Great cardiac surgeons : Zerbini , Brazil’s pride

Posted Oct 27 2010 9:53am

Brazil is not only known  for the glorious sport of football . In the medical field  they are among the leaders in cardiac surgery .When cardiac surgery was at it’s infancy even in USA and Europe , one man showed the ultimate determination to take cardiac  surgery to the virtually unexplored region of south America in the 1940s and 1950. He is the pioneer of cardiac surgery for the entire continent.

Picture courtesy  . Annals of thoracic surgery  .

He is the founder of INCOR .  Now , Zerbini foundation is   carrying the legacy of this  man. He has  trained  so many cardiac surgeons that makes Brazil one of  the hot  destination for hi tech cardiac surgery .Recently the foundation sponsored the landmark study called  MASS 2 which compared medical, survival and interventional  forms of treatment.


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