Helen Taussig, Mother of Pediatric Cardiology

Helen Taussig, Mother of Pediatric Cardiology

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Stuff You Missed in History Class

Monday, 16 November

Helen’s story is tied to Vivien Thomas and Alfred Blalock in the surgical treatment of blue baby syndrome. She was the one who suggested that Alfred Blalock try to find a surgical approach to congenital heart conditions like tetralogy of Fallot.

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