This collection of classic works on the heart and circulation contains comprehensive biographic accounts of the authors, tracing the development of cardiology to its present position. Our illustrious forebears in the medical field built their structure wisely. Some of the articles included discuss
types of heart defects and diseases and their respective treatments via open heart surgery. Ventricular abnormalities, arterial problems, transplantation, and hypertension are just a few of the subjects discussed in detail, drawn from the collective wealth of knowledge that now exists in the field of cardiology. Comprehensive and technical, this work is geared to the cardiac professional, serving as a guide and reference as well as a history of particulars in cardiac care.