Heart surgery evolved thanks to Werner Forssman. In 1929, he…

Heart surgery evolved thanks to Werner Forssman. In 1929, he believed you could insert a catheter into the heart. People said he was crazy, so he put a catheter into his own heart to prove it. Even though it worked, he got fired. Then he became a Nazi, but still won the Nobel Prize… and then he died of heart failure. source

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