Dr. Michael Debakey performed the world's first successful coronary artery bypass in Houston on November 23, 1964. Dr. Debakey's innovative artery grafts were first made in 1952 on his wife's sewing machine. They used dacron they had bought at a fabric store. A legend! pic.twitter.com/uyQGWLhRLu

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