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Since the publication of the first edition 15 years ago, vascular surgery has been transformed into a new specialty incorporating endovascular surgery and techniques. These innovations are detailed in this much anticipated second edition.Like the first edition, this new edition of A History of Vascular Surgery paints engaging portraits of the surgeons and scientists whose ideas and practices underlie, and continue to influence, vascular surgery as we know it today. Written for the practitioner and student alike, the second edition provides an in-depth, accessible history of this rapidly changing field.Content: Chapter 1 Vascular Surgeons of Antiquity (pages 3–13): Chapter 2 Early Vascular Repairs and Anastomoses (pages 14–27): Chapter 3 William Hunter (pages 31–34): Chapter 4 John Hunter (pages 35–40): Chapter 5 Astley Cooper (pages 41–49): Chapter 6 Development of the Venous Autograft (pages 53–73): Chapter 7 Evolution of Aortic Surgery (pages 74–88): Chapter 8 Operation on the Carotid Artery (pages 89–103): Chapter 9 Valentine Mott (pages 107–111): Chapter 10 Rudolph Matas (pages 112–118): Chapter 11 The Arterial Prosthesis: Arthur Voorhees (pages 119–128): Chapter 12 Contributions From the Battlefield (pages 131–146): Chapter 13 Venous Surgery (pages 147–160): Chapter 14 Extra?Anatomic Bypass (pages 161–167): Chapter 15 Mathieu Jaboulay (pages 171–172): Chapter 16 Eugene Villard (pages 173–174): Chapter 17 Alexis Carrel (pages 175–183): Chapter 18 Rene Leriche (pages 184–187): Chapter 19 Jean Kunlin (pages 188–191): Chapter 20 Charles Dubost (pages 192–196): Chapter 21 Jacques Oudot (pages 197–200): Chapter 22 Charles Dotter: Interventional Radiologist (pages 203–213): Chapter 23 Thomas Fogarty (pages 214–219): Chapter 24 Juan Parodi (pages 220–223):
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Steven Eli Friedman (born 31 March 1953) is a South African academic, newspaper columnist, widely quoted public intellectual, activist, former trade unionist and journalist.
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