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Giants in Chest Medicine |

Giants in Chest Medicine: Claude Lenfant, MD

Edward J. Roccella, PhD, MPH
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: See video interview of Claude Lenfant, MD, online at journal.publications.chestnet.org.

National High Blood Pressure Education Program, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health (ret.), Bethesda, MD

CORRESPONDENCE TO: Edward J. Roccella, PhD, MPH, Coordinator (ret.).


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2017;151(1):11-13. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.09.048
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Claude Lenfant, MD

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Accomplished people seldom sit back and just let things happen. Throughout his career, Dr Claude Lenfant is someone who caused things to happen.

Dr Lenfant completed medical school in 1956 at the University of Paris, and with Charles Dubost, a famous cardiac surgeon, he conducted pioneering work focused on developing the artificial heart and open heart surgery.

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