Mending the Broken Heart

The Evolution of Cardiology in Tayside

 

A Tayside Medical History Museum exhibition

Medical School Foyer, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
November 2011 - September 2012
Daily 9am-5pm, Admission Free

 

The development of cardiology in Britain has its roots here in Tayside, where Sir James Mackenzie was born.

After a humble childhood in Perthshire he achieved worldwide fame as a general practitioner and pioneering cardiologist.

Heart model

Teaching model of the heart c.1900s DUNUC 9279-8

In Dundee, the Department of Cardiology has grown from modest beginnings in the 1920s to become an international centre of excellence.

This exhibition highlights some of these achievements.

 

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4467

ECG machine from Dundee Royal Infirmary, 1950s DUNUC 4467

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