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January 1954

PHYSIOLOGIC AND SURGICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN TREATMENT OF COMPLICATED LESIONS OF BILIARY TRACT

Author Affiliations

ROCHESTER, MINN.
From the Section of Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation.

AMA Arch Surg. 1954;68(1):12-27. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1954.01260050014003
Abstract

INTRODUCTION: ARTHUR DEAN BEVAN  THIS AFTERNOON, on my way from the airport, in my memories I ascended the three flights of stairs of the old Rush Medical College building to the large amphitheater in which Arthur Dean Bevan, Head of the Department of Surgery of Rush Medical College, and his medical colleagues, Sippy, Herrick, Post, and others, gave to large classes of medical students a basic knowledge of disease and the art and science of the practice of medicine and surgery.In the summer of 1917, in the midst of World War I, I transferred from the ivy-covered walls and the whispering pines surrounding the Dartmouth Medical School to the noise and bustle of this great city with all of its opportunities and temptations, accelerated by the uncertainties of war. I had been accepted by two Chicago medical schools as a transfer into their junior classes. I visited clinics at

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