Cournand


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Cournand

André (Frederic). 1895--1988, US physician, born in France: shared the 1956 Nobel prize for physiology or medicine for his work on heart catheterization
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In the early 1940's, after decades of experiments by researchers, Andre Cournand, working in New York with Hilmert Ranges and Dickinson Richards, began utilizing right heart catheterization on a regular basis in the undertaking of a comprehensive investigation of cardiac function in both normal and diseased patients.
Here is just a brief and far-from-exhaustive list that gives an idea of the variety of texts which invoke the term in their titles: Essai sur la regeneration physique, morale et politique des Juifs (abbe Gregoire, 1788);Microscope du Tiers Etats sur la regeneration prochaine de la nation par un citoyen, (1788); La Liberte ou la France regeneree, poeme (abbe Antoine de Cournand, 1789); Le Champs de Mars, ou la regeneration de la France ...
The Cournand catheter is a stiffer catheter designed specifically for right heart catheterization, with an end hole that may be used to obtain a truer wedge pressure.[42,44] It also can be used for selective blood sampling and can be introduced through the femoral or brachial veins.[42] Other right heart catheters include the Goodale-Lubin, which is similar to the Cournand but has 2 closely located side holes, and the Zucker, which has electrodes near the tip for optional cardiac pacing or simultaneous measurement of intracardiac pressures.[42,43]
[17.] Enson Y, Briscoe WA, Polanyi ML, Cournand A: In vivo studies with an intravascular and intracardiac reflection oximeter.
Cournand and Meyer (18) contend that the ambiguity of ethical principles in science makes it difficult to determine if misconduct has occurred.