Heart Surgeon Michael Debakey

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World-renowned heart surgeon Michael DeBakey was the first to perform a coronary artery bypass surgery, and he was one of the first to perform a human heart transplant. Join host Ira Flatow for a conversation with Dr. DeBakey about his life in medicine.
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