Awards & Winners

F. Mason Sones

F. Mason Sones, Jr. was an American physician whose pioneering work in cardiac catheterization was instrumental in the development of both coronary artery bypass surgery and interventional cardiology.

Awards by F. Mason Sones

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Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award
(For combining the techniques of cardiac catheterization and coronary artery cinematography, thus inaugurating the modern era of diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease.)


Gairdner Foundation International Award
(In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the investigation and treatment of coronary artery disease and, in particular, for his introduction of the technique of selected coronary arteriography which has permitted radiographic visualization of individual obstruction as an objective criterion of the need for revascularization of the myocardium.)