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Although it does not depict heart surgery, The Agnew Clinic, 1889, by Philadelphia artist Thomas Eakins, portrays what an operating room might have looked like at about the time the first heart operations were being performed. Shown right is a detailed view of an incision being made in the patient's chest. (Photograph courtesy of the University of Pennsylvania.)
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