Quintiliano de Mesquita
1918 – 2000
Who was Quintiliano de Mesquita?
He obtained his degree of M.D. in 1939 at the Faculdade de Medicina do Recife, state of Pernambuco. In 1940 he moved to São Paulo where he made his specialization in cardiology at the Hospital Municipal de São Paulo under the direction of Dr. Dante Pazzanese, staying there as voluntary assistant giving annual lectures on arrythmias until 1949. In 1945 he founded and directed the Cardiology Institute of Matarazzo Hospital till 1979. In 1943 he was one of the founders of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology. Dr. Mesquita was also appointed as honorary professor at the Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal da Paraíba.
2 First case of post-infarction ventricular aneurism operated by Charles Bailey in 1954. Charles P. Bailey in a letter of March 16, 1954 accepted the idea offered by Quintiliano H. de Mesquita to perform the aneurysmectomy in his patient
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