Dr. Lloyd Rudy, Famous Cardiac Surgeon, Talks About the Importance of Oral Systemic Health
Dr. Lloyd Rudy was a legend in the field of cardiac surgery, credited with the discovery that heart attacks and strokes are caused by blood clots forming inside the artery walls. In this fascinating interview with Dr. Mike Milligan, Dr. Rudy talks of his experience in treating infections in heart valves, and the routine observation among his colleagues that a high percentage of those heart valve infections were coming from abscessed teeth, periodontal disease, and severe caries.
Dr. Lloyd Rudy relates the story of a patient who died during cardiac surgery, and came back to life 25 minutes later, and what the patient told his doctors and nurses he saw while he was “dead”.
Run Time: 13 minutes, 19 seconds
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