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René G. Favaloro
Rene Geronimo Favaloro
July 12, 1923
|Died||July 29, 2000
|Cause of death||Suicide by gunshot|
|Alma mater||National University of La Plata|
|Spouse(s)||María Antonia Delgado|
|Awards||Prince Mahidol Award (1998)|
In 1967, René Favaloro became the first surgeon to perform bypass surgery on a patient suffering from coronary artery disease. This procedure later developed into an important technology in coronary surgery.
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