Charles Dotter and Andreas Gruentzig: The Personal Stories of Two Pioneers Who Transformed the Practice of Cardiovascular Medicine

Nov 8, 2018

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Hardin Library for Health Sciences, 401

600 Newton Road, Iowa City, IA 52246

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Using photographs and videos of “Crazy Charlie Dotter” and Andreas Gruentzig in action, Dr. Mark tells the personal stories of two physicians and their pioneering discoveries that transformed the practice of radiology and cardiology in the late 20th century. Dotter emerged as the Father of Interventional Radiology and Interventional Vascular Medicine and Gruentzig as the Father of Interventional Cardiovasular Medicine. Both were colorful, charismatic and lived life on the edge. Each challenged the medical establishment and the status quo in pursuit of their pioneering discoveries.  

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