Moments in Surgery| Volume 147, ISSUE 4, P589-590, April 2010

A name, a name, what's in a name?

  • James Patrick O'Leary
    Reprint requests: James Patrick O'Leary, MD, Florida International University, The Herbert Wertheim, College of Medicine, 11200 SW 8 Street, HLS II 693, Miami, FL 33199.
    The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL
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Published:September 23, 2009DOI:
      The name “Dragstedt,” no, the name “Lester Dragstedt,” was synonymous with “gastrointestinal surgery” for decades. Unfortunately, in some circles, this connection has faded to near oblivion.
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