Original communication| Volume 5, ISSUE 4, P498-510, April 1939

Surgical knots and sutures

  • Frederic W. Taylor
    From the Department of Surgery, Indianapolis City Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind., USA

    From the Department of Pathology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Aided by the Research Division Indianapolis, Ind., USA
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