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February 1979

Vascular Grafts

Arch Surg. 1979;114(2):227-228. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1979.01370260117025

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Abstract

Vascular grafts are interfaces between science and technology as well as between blood and tissue. Integration at these interfaces is critically important. Successful vascular grafts promise patients the hope of life and survival of limb. This comprehensive volume brings together information concerning both classical and modern vascular grafts. It consists of formal reports and informal discussions at a recent symposium. The editors state that it attempts to fulfill an obligation to the vascular surgeon. In organizing the text, Sawyer and Kaplitt conscientiously meet this obligation. They have provided us a compendium of historical and current information.

This is the third major volume to appear in the past 15 years on vascular grafting. The contributors constitute a who's who of vascular surgery, and almost everyone who has made a significant contribution to vascular grafting appears. The volume is introduced by the modest pioneer, Arthur B. Voorhees, who first noted a textile

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