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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Important advances in arterial repair were made in the laboratory by the Frenchman, Alexis Carrel, who commenced his experiments in vascular repair in Lyon, in 1901, using tiny needles and the delicate threads used by the local lace workers or strands of human hair.
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.
El comienzo de la historia de la cirugia cardiaca se remonta a 100 anos atras, cuando el medico Alexis Carrel realizo los primeros experimentos exitosos con anastomosis vasculares.
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.
We have come a long way since Alexis Carrel demonstrated his method of joining blood vessels in 1902, the first real milestone in organ transplant history.
(Blainey might have added that Dalton remained a lifelong Quaker, Mendel and Pasteur lifelong Catholics; the pioneering surgeon Alexis Carrel was a Catholic convert.) The delusion that scientific achievement necessitates atheism -- however profitable a fantasy it proved for Bertrand Russell, Bertolt Brecht, John Anderson, Wilhelm Reich, and suchlike specimens of sex-criminology -- is best left in the danker recesses of "Sydney Morning Herald" propaganda.
The first-born was called Millie to mark the new Millennium, Christa was named after heart transplant pioneer Dr Christian Barnard, Alexis and Carrel were named in honour of 1912 Nobel Prize winner Dr Alexis Carrel and the unexpected fifth baby was named Dotcom because "any association with dotcoms seems to boost a company's valuation".
As Bruno Megret puts it, "Why fight for the preservation of animal species while at the same time tolerating the disappearance of certain human races due to general crossbreeding?" The "founder" of modern ecology, according to Le Pen, is the Nobel Prize -- winning chemist Alexis Carrel, who, working under Petain, promoted the idea of enforced euthanasia via gas chamber for criminals and the deranged.