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Vineberg procedure

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noun Vine·berg procedure \ˈvīn-ˌbərg-\

Medical Definition of Vineberg procedure

  1. :  surgical implantation of an internal mammary artery into the myocardium

Biographical Note for vineberg procedure

Vineberg

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Arthur Martin

(1903–1988), Canadian surgeon. Vineberg served as director of cardiothoracic surgery at one Montreal hospital and as a consultant in cardiac surgery at several others. In 1945 he began research on the revascularization of the myocardium for the treatment of coronary insufficiency.


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