Michael DeBakey, pioneer of heart procedures, dead at 99 – CNN.com

Michael DeBakey, pioneer of heart procedures, dead at 99 – CNN.com
HOUSTON, Texas (AP) — Dr. Michael DeBakey, the world-famous cardiovascular surgeon who pioneered such now-common procedures as bypass surgery and invented a host of devices to help heart patients, died Friday night at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, officials announced. He was 99.

RIP.