III David A. McClusky

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By the early 1900s it was widely accepted that the efforts of Wells, Bryant, Kaznelson, and Micheli necessitated a surgical appreciation of the pathophysiologic activities of the spleen. The respect bestowed on the diseased spleen, however, did not cohere to its healthy prototype. What else could explain Du Bois-Reymond’s telling statement of the late(More)
the Midrash, and the writings of Hippocrates, Plato, Aristotle, Galen, and several other giants of the past, one can find a lot of Delphian and Byzantine ambiguities. At that time, splenectomy was the art of surgery for many splenic diseases. From antiquity to the Renaissance, efforts were made to study the structure, functions, and anatomy of the spleen.(More)
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