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Leech & bleeding instruments at Apothecary Shop | Colonial Williamsburg Photography
Leech crawling on the lid of the leech jar at the Apothecary Shop. Devices used for the medical practice of bleeding are in the foreground. 18th Century scene at historic Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Virginia. Photo by David M. Doody.
Life in the Fast Lane • LITFL
Michael DeBakey (1908-2008) although best known to most medical students for his forceps, pioneered many techniques in cardiovascular surgery - including the repair of aortic dissections, the carotid endarterectomy and cardiac bypass surgery. He worked until the day he died at 99 years of age.