André Frédéric Cournand, M.D.
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(1895 - 1988)
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1956 was awarded jointly to André Frédéric Cournand, Werner Forssmann and Dickinson W. Richards
for their discoveries concerning heart catheterization and pathological changes in the circulatory system.
André Frédéric Cournand (September 24, 1895 – February 19, 1988) was a French physician and physiologist.
He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1956 along with Werner Forssmann and Dickinson W. Richards for the development of cardiac catheterization.