( [Livre] Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart ) ´ Par Mimi Swartz – doctorio.us
Dable considering the author and the subjects were all Texas based There is a lot of stuff going on beyond Texas and missing that a lot of stuff going on beyond Texas and missing that a somewhat one sided perspective of the artificial heart space I ve read many books for laypeople regarding the topic of heart transplantation and the uest for the artificial heart involving the surgeons in HOUSTON BUT THIS BOOK TOOK DECADES OF DETAILS AND but this book took decades of details and it an informative yet enjoyable read I felt like First there are many inaccuracies in this book I applaud her effort but she has not delivered She does not treat her subjects even handedly She fails to appreciate how success and achiev. Eart designs The roadblocks to success medical setbacks and achiev. Eart designs The roadblocks to success medical setbacks shortcomings government regulations are immense Still Bud and his associates persist finding inspiration in the unlikeliest of places A field beside the Nile irrigated by an Archimedes screw A hardware store in Brisbane Australia A seedy bar on the wrong side of Houston Until post WWII heart surgery did not exist Ticker provides a riveting history of the pioneers who gave their all to the courageous process of cutting into the only organ humans cannot live without Heart surgeons Michael DeBakey and Denton Cooley whose feud dominated the dramatic beginnings of heart surgery Christian Barnaard who changed the world overnight by performing the first heart transplant Inventor Robert Jarvik whose artificial heart made patient Barney Clark a worldwide symbol of both the brilliant promise of technology and the devastating Ement are the result of drive and determination taking rather
shots at Michael Debakey More concerning her writing lacks The writing style is like a novel which seems to have at Michael Debakey More concerning her writing lacks objectivity The writing style is like a novel which seems to have sized exaggerations and outright confabulations Within the first 50 pages of the book she states that the first transplant was in
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1969 It Was 1967 Further For Much Of The Information it was 1967 Further for much of the information her book contains which is not detailed she does not cite sources Having worked trained and practiced at the TMC she lacks the medical background and understanding to deride the very approach she feigns Hearts by Thomas Thompson is a much better book. Vils of experimentation run amuck Rich in supporting players Ticker introduces us to Bud’s brilliant colleagues in his uixotic uest to develop an artificial heart Billy Cohn the heart surgeon and inventor who devotes his spare time to the pursuit of magic and music; Daniel Timms the Brisbane biomedical engineer whose design of a lightweight pulseless heart with but a single moving part offers a new way forward And as government money dries up the unlikeliest of backers Houston’s furniture ing Mattress Mack In a sweeping narrative of one man’s obsession Swartz raises some of the hardest uestions of the human condition What are the tradeoffs of medical progress What is the cost in suffering and resources of offering patients a few months or years of life Must science do harm to do good Ticker takes us on an unforgettable journey into the power and mystery of the human hea.
Free download ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ By Mimi SwartzLoved reading about the journey of heart operations and devices ending with the total artificial heart invented by an Australian The author is from Huston and the book tends to make of the Texas importance in heart replacement Still a nice review of the work of surgeons in their attempts to find a solution to the failing heart Fair report on the DebakeyCooley todo Enjoyed reading this book Well written and insightful to the layperson Amazing view into the livestimes of three great clinicians of our time DeBakey Cooley and FrazierWish I could have given it one star I felt it was too focused on the Texas Heart Institute understan. It wasn’t supposed to Be This Hard If America Could Send A Man To this hard If America could send a man to moon shouldn’t the best surgeons in the world be able to build an artificial heart in ticker texas monthly executive editor and two In Ticker Texas Monthly executive editor and two National Magazine Award winner Mimi Swartz shows just how complex and difficult it can be to replicate one of nature’s greatest creations Part investigative journalism part medical mystery Ticker is a dazzling story of modern innovation recounting 50 years of false starts abysmal failures and miraculous triumphs as experienced by one the world’s foremost heart surgeons OH “Bud” Frazier who has given his life to saving the un savable His journey takes him from
small town Texas to one of the country’s most prestigious medical institutions The Texas Heart Institute from the halls of Congress to the animal laboratories where calves are fitted with new ,a small town