A History of Surgical Paediatrics by Robert Carachi, Dan G. Young, Cenk Buyukunal

By Robert Carachi, Dan G. Young, Cenk Buyukunal

This e-book presents an authoritative assessment of the worldwide improvement of surgical paediatrics. Biographical money owed of key those who constructed this fairly new strong point, lots of whom are actually family names, are awarded. The compendium additionally recognizes the big contribution of imaging (ultrasound/MRI and puppy scans), minimum invasive surgical procedure, and fetal surgical procedure, in addition to the position of comparable journals and institutions, within the growth of surgical paediatrics. a few of the individuals were instrumental to the advance of surgical paediatrics of their respective nations, and feature massive around the world effect at the administration of youngsters requiring surgical care. via their important perception and first-hand adventure, this publication not just shines a gentle at the earlier achievements of earlier generations of paediatric surgeons, but additionally serves as a version to inspire destiny generations to do likewise.

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The Diagnosis and Treatment of Intussusception. Young J Pentland, Edinburgh, 1907. 4. Hipsley PL. Intussusception and its treatment by hydrostatic pressure: Based on an analysis of 100 consecutive cases so treated. Med J Aust 1926;2:201. 5. McKay DG, Fowler R Jr, Barnett JS. The pathogenesis and treatment of primary hydrocoeles in infancy and childhood. Aust NZ J Surg 1958;28:1. 6. Russell RH. The etiology and treatment of inguinal hernia in the young. Lancet 1988;2:1353. qxd 3/2/2009 4:56 PM Page 35 3rd Reading Australia 35 7.

No survey of Australasian surgery would be complete without reference to the role the College has played in the development of paediatric surgery. Paediatric surgeons have played a disproportionate part in College affairs compared to their numbers. Mention has been made above that two early Presidents, Sir Henry Newland (1929–1935), and Sir Robert Wade (1935–1937), had paediatric appointments in children’s hospitals for many years, although neither were primarily paediatric surgeons. Russell Howard was a Senior Vice-President and was largely responsible for the College to initiate a Paediatric Fellowship in 1962, equivalent in status to the Fellowships in other disciplines, decades ahead of any other surgical College.

Br J Surg 1964;51:167–177. 3. Clubbe CPB. The Diagnosis and Treatment of Intussusception. Young J Pentland, Edinburgh, 1907. 4. Hipsley PL. Intussusception and its treatment by hydrostatic pressure: Based on an analysis of 100 consecutive cases so treated. Med J Aust 1926;2:201. 5. McKay DG, Fowler R Jr, Barnett JS. The pathogenesis and treatment of primary hydrocoeles in infancy and childhood. Aust NZ J Surg 1958;28:1. 6. Russell RH. The etiology and treatment of inguinal hernia in the young. Lancet 1988;2:1353.

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