Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1998; 26(3): 190-190
History of Cardiology
Harvey studied medicine at Caius College, Cambridge and Padoa, Italy. He is famous with his book with detailed description of the movement of heart and circulation: "Exercitatio Anatomica De Motu Cordis Et Sanguinis In Animalibus" (1628). He also has cxperimentally proven that the valves of the veins exist to forward the directian of blood flow towards the heart and toprevent the backward flow, in contrast to the views of his teaeber Girolamo Fabricio. Seven stamps and 4 postal cancellations on Harvey and Fabricio are presented.
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Teoman ONAT. History of Cardiology. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1998; 26(3): 190-190