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John Brereton Barlow

Born 1924

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South African cardiologist, born 1924.

Biography of John Brereton Barlow

John B. Barlow is professor of cardiology at the University of Witwatersrand. As a student he was nicknamed "canary" because of his references to rare syndromes and later he kept canaries outside his office. He is regarded by his colleagues as the ultimate clinical cardiologist in the elicitation and interpretation of cardiac signs in the classical British style.

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