New wine - old bottles

  title={New wine - old bottles},
  author={A. Missen},
Summary. The development of any new medical or surgical therapy eventually brings repercussions in the area of medico-legal responsibility for therapeutic innovations. This article reviews some of the difficulties that may be encountered in Great Britain and in other countries in the development of these evolutionary techniques and indicates how some of these pitfalls may best be avoided. 
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