Appendicectomy — becoming a rare event?

@article{Hugh2001AppendicectomyB,
  title={Appendicectomy — becoming a rare event?},
  author={Thomas B. Hugh and Thomas J Hugh},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  year={2001},
  volume={175}
}
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