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December 27, 1958

Circulation: Proceedings of the Harvey Tercentenary Congress Held on June 3rd-June 8th 1957 at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, London

JAMA. 1958;168(17):2327. doi:10.1001/jama.1958.03000170119027

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The first part of this interesting volume consists of a series of historical essays dealing with the life of William Harvey and related material. These are presented by Kenneth Franklin, Frederick Willius, John F. Fulton, Charles Dodds, Geoffrey Keynes, Tom Hare, and others. The second part deals with a review of present knowledge of the circulation. Space does not permit a complete listing of titles and authors, although this should whet the appetites of all physicians, especially those with special interest in the circulation. To list a few of the participants, they include George Pickering, Louis Katz, Paul Wood, C. Heymans, Gustav Nylin, Donald Gregg, Claude Beck, Andre Cournand, Russell Brock, MacDonald Critchley, Seymour Kety, E. H. Botterell, James Learmouth, Stanley Bradley, and Russell Brain. The broad subjects covered include the role of the heart in circulation, hemodynamics, coronary circulation, pulmonary circulation, results of cardiac surgery, cerebral circulation, splanchnic circulation,

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