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Medicine in 1958

A research worker at the Cardeza Foundation at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, removes a specimen of human bone marrow suspension to perform a nuclear cell count.
bone marrow research

An artificial artery, made of polyester fiber, was being used in vascular surgery in 1958. The implanted tube carries the blood and prevents the forming of thrombi which block blood flow, while allowing thegrowth of connective tissue through the interstices of the woven material to hold the prosthesis in place.
artificial artery

In the Year 1958

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