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Interview with Dr. Alain Carpentier
In this oral history interview, filmed in 2000, William Stoney talks with Alain Carpentier. Dr. Carpentier discusses his groundbreaking career, including his work in mitral valve repair and replacement. He addresses the driving force behind his career: the desire to develop techniques that allow patients to be free from complications and anticoagulants.
This interview is part of Dr. William S. Stoney’s History of Cardiac Surgery series, housed within The Annette & Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. It is published on CTSNet with the permission of The Annette & Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library. All rights reserved.