Vascular Surgery in World War II: The Shift to Repairing Arteries.

@article{Barr2016VascularSI,
  title={Vascular Surgery in World War II: The Shift to Repairing Arteries.},
  author={Justin Barr and Kenneth J. Cherry and Norman M. Rich},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={263 3},
  pages={615-20}
}
Vascular surgery in World War II has long been defined by DeBakey and Simeone's classic 1946 article describing arterial repair as exceedingly rare. They argued ligation was and should be the standard surgical response to arterial trauma in war. We returned to and analyzed the original records of World War II military medical units housed in the National… CONTINUE READING