Alexis Carrel

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French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)


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Alexis Carrel was the surgeon who demonstrated in animals that organs could survive after being transplanted.
It also tells how Nobel prize winner Alexis Carrel, a French surgeon born in 1873, learned how to repair flesh from the best seamstresses working in Lyons in the early 1890s.
Norman Shumway called him "the greatest experimental surgeon since Alexis Carrel," and further stated, "He gave us unequivocal evidence that transplantation would work.
Alexis Carrel, a Nobel Prize winning vascular specialist in 1912, who in his 1935 book, L'Homme, cet inconnu [Man the Unknown], had popularized notions of French biological degeneracy and the need for women to focus on motherhood (70), became the guru of a medical community that emphasized hygiene and opposed abortions after 1940 (286).
1902 Alexis Carrel demonstrates method of joining blood vessels to make organ transplant feasible.