Prospero Guidone

This page lists items in the database related to Italian pioneer of cardiovascular surgery Prospero Guidone ( b.Guardia Perticara April 3, 1863- d.Naples January 30, 1934)



Prospero Guidone was a physician, surgeon, journalist, parlamentarian. He distinguished himself in the unexplored field of cardiology, performing the first sature of the human heart. Author of numerous essays, he contributed to innovate the surgical technique by inventing tools necessary for his work, such as the "Pinza Guidone" for operations on parenchymal organs.


  • Antonio Sanchirico, "Prospero Guidone e la medicina a Napoli e in Basilicata dopo l'Unità d'Italia". Dibuono Edizioni, Villa d'Agri (PZ) 2018

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