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The Blue Baby Operation


A new era in heart surgery began at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1944, when Alfred Blalock, Vivien Thomas, and Helen Taussig debuted a daring procedure that would eventually save thousands of deathly-ill children. Discover how their groundbreaking collaborative work transformed patients’ lives and expanded the horizons of medicine in this online exhibit from the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives.

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