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By Robert Carachi, Dan G. Young, Cenk Buyukunal

This publication offers an authoritative assessment of the worldwide improvement of surgical paediatrics. Biographical debts of key those who constructed this really new strong point, lots of whom are actually family names, are offered. 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 function of similar journals and institutions, within the growth of surgical paediatrics. some of the individuals were instrumental to the advance of surgical paediatrics of their respective nations, and feature significant all over the world impression at the administration of kids requiring surgical care. via their priceless perception and first-hand adventure, this publication not just shines a mild at the previous achievements of past generations of paediatric surgeons, but in addition serves as a version to motivate destiny generations to do likewise.

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Douglas Cohen (Fig. 7), an early leader of the new direction of paediatric surgery in NSW, graduated in medicine in 1942 from Sydney University. After residency at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, at the end of 1943 he enlisted in the Australian Army and served in the Southwest Pacific until de-mobilisation in 1946. He then entered General practice and completed surgical training (MS and FRACS). qxd 3/2/2009 4:56 PM Page 24 3rd Reading 24 E. D. Smith Fig. 7. Douglas Cohen. assistant paediatric surgeon at RAH in 1951.

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Russell Howard was not alone at the Melbourne Children’s; one of the decisions made by the hospital in 1952 was to appoint two other staff surgeons to the hospital — Murray Clarke and Douglas Stephens. A. Murray Clarke had been a Resident before the war, served with distinction in the war, and returned on staff in 1946 until retirement in 1974. qxd 3/2/2009 4:56 PM Page 19 3rd Reading Australia 19 Fig. 3. Douglas Stephens. 1955, one of the first in the world. He, with Howard and Stephens, led one of the three general surgical units of the hospital.

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