Category Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Clevidipine is a drug used as an infusion for severe hypertension or patients who require narrow blood pressure parameters.
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Claude Beck

Claude Schaeffer Beck (1894-1971) was an American Cardiac Surgeon. Described two cardiac compression triads (1935); first successful use of a defibrillator on a human (1947)
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Lung Transplant

Can have one or both lungs transplanted depending on disease process. Single lung transplants only suitable for non-infective conditions that will not go on to damage new lung, with no cardiac disease