A Cardiovascular Cluster
A cluster of papers, important to the history of cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, that were published in volume 1 of Medico-Chirurgical Transactions (1809), are discussed. These include articles by Sir Astley Cooper on ligature of the common carotid artery for aneurysm, John Abernethy on mitral stenosis, and Sir David Dundas on acute rheumatic carditis.
- Received April 28, 1970.
- Accepted July 17, 1970.
- © 1970 American Heart Association, Inc.