The beauty of the differences†

Alfieri, Ottavio
July 2012
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Jul2012, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p8
Academic Journal
The author presents a speech by Ottavio Alfieri of San Raffaele University Hospital , Milan , Italy, delivered at the 25th annual meeting of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery in Lisbon, Portugal held between 1-5 October 2011 concerning the significance of differences in general. According to Alfieri, differences have historically been recognized and appreciated which finally yielded to the progress and an advance in civilization.


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