Solving the Mysteries of Heart Disease
Life-saving Answers Ignored by the Medical Establishment
By Gerald D. Buckberg, M.D., D.Sc.
Written for the general public, Solving the Mysteries of Heart Disease reveals the lifelong journey of a world renowned cardiac surgeon and researcher, whose proven discoveries will alter the treatment of diseases of the heart in millions of people worldwide. It reveals a personal unstoppable quest for answers that have consistently eluded medicine. Overcoming formidable odds and initial failures… it is the story of the highest of triumphs… which are matched against the greatest of frustrations in their not being accepted.
Acknowledged with the highest awards in his field, Dr. Gerald Buckberg was a Distinguished Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. His initial landmark research increased the safety of open heart procedures, transforming these formerly high-risk operations into the routine procedures they are today, with over 25,000,000 patients already having benefited. His techniques are currently used by over 85% of cardiac surgeons in the United States and 75% of surgeons globally.