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October 11, 1924


Author Affiliations

Chicago. Hull Physiological Laboratory, University of Chicago

JAMA. 1924;83(15):1186. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02660150069031

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To the Editor:  —In the communication of Dr. Joseph Imre in The Journal, October 4, the following statements are made:

  1. Dr. Koppányi declares in the newspaper interview that transplantation of the human eye with the return of vision is possible.

  2. A year ago Dr. Koppányi filled the newspapers of Europe with these fantastic ideas.

  3. Dr. Koppányi admitted that the optic nerve was not severed in his eye transplantation experiments.

These statements are not true.

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