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Houston’s Dr. Michael DeBakey Dies at 99

In Health, Houston, news on July 12, 2008 at 11:49 am

Dr. Michael DeBakey has been considered by many one of the parents of cardiovascular surgery thanks to his discoveries and inventions in the domain. The famous surgeon died Friday night of natural causes in the hospital where he worked most of his life, the Methodist Hospital in Houston. He was 99.

Watch the video about Dr. DeBakey’s life here from Houston’s ABC Channel 13.

His many innovations (including medical instruments), procedures, and causes made him truly an angel.


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