The story of heart transplantation is one of pioneering surgeons and courageous patients. Through the first operation on a beating human heart to the reality of the artificial heart, the rapid progression of cardiac surgery and the ethical issues that arise with each new development are discussed.
"Titles in this series chronicle medical discoveries that have affected us. The series does a good job of presenting the discoveries and discussing how they have changed society...These books, based on their format and bibliographies which offer further resources, are a good starting point for student research. Consider them if these topics are researched in your school."
-- Book Report (September 2002)
Price: US $32.10