Harken, Dwight

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Dwight, U.S. Army surgeon.
Harken cardiovascular forceps
Harken clamp
Harken needle
Harken prosthetic valve
Harken retractor
Harken rib spreader
Harken valve
Harken-Cooley forceps
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Michael visits an old military base in the UK to find out about one of the first pioneers - World War II US army surgeon Dr Dwight Harken.
5) Pioneering cardiovascular surgeon Dwight Harken suggested that the removal of blood from the femoral artery during systole, and its rapid replacement during diastole, would both assist cardiac output and unload the heart simultaneously.