Basic science, translational research and surgery: an unresolved controversy.

@article{Giovinazzo2013BasicST,
  title={Basic science, translational research and surgery: an unresolved controversy.},
  author={F Giovinazzo and Sara Zanini and Claudio Bassi},
  journal={Updates in surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={173}
}
During the centuries, surgeons have contributed to the advance of the medicine improving the surgical outcomes in daily clinical practice and participating to the progress of the basic research science. In 1909, Dr. Teododor Koker was the first surgeon to win the Nobel Prize, and in 1990, Dr. Joseph Murray was the seventh and the last surgeon to reach the… CONTINUE READING