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Ricardo Armentano ; Facultad de Ingeniería, Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, of the Universidad Favaloro. Currently, he is the conference chair of the 32nd IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC) Buenos Aires 2010. ; Eduardo de Forteza

Dr. René Gerónimo Favaloro (12 July 1923 to 29 July 2000) was an Argentinian cardiovascular surgeon who revolutionized the field with his pioneering contributions, the most remarkable being the standardization of the coronary artery bypass surgery, performed for the first time in 1967. This technique, today one of the most commonly performed major operations, improved and saved the lives of countless patients with ischemic heart disease throughout the world and gained him international recognition.

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IEEE Pulse  (Volume:1 ,  Issue: 1 )