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Invited commentary The initiative and industry of Jacques Vrebos in produc- Reading through the titles of the contributions and ing this paper “The scientific contributions of United demonstrations is almost like looking at the Table of States plastic surgeons to the Revue de Chirurgie Plasti- Contents of any of the “modern” textbooks of plastic que and the Revue de Chirurgie Structive Brussels surgery some 10 years ago. The article is a well- (1931–1938)” not only adds to the global history of plas- researched and fascinating contribution to our knowl- tic surgery, but also affords us a fascinating glimpse of edge of the beginnings of plastic surgery as a definitive the scope of the specialty more than half a century ago. specialty. As one of the dwindling number of “second genera- tion” plastic surgeons – having been trained by Gillies and Kilner – the breadth of the field of what, after all, is J.C. Mustardé a part only of the activities of US surgeons, leaves me Longhill Avenue 90, not only astonished but also very humble. Ayr KA7 4DF, UK EDIT OR’S COMMENT Many people are familiar with Henry Ford’s opinion of the unwelcome revelation that an identical discovery was history but http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 1999 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/PL00020996
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Abstract

The initiative and industry of Jacques Vrebos in produc- Reading through the titles of the contributions and ing this paper “The scientific contributions of United demonstrations is almost like looking at the Table of States plastic surgeons to the Revue de Chirurgie Plasti- Contents of any of the “modern” textbooks of plastic que and the Revue de Chirurgie Structive Brussels surgery some 10 years ago. The article is a well- (1931–1938)” not only adds to the global history of plas- researched and fascinating contribution to our knowl- tic surgery, but also affords us a fascinating glimpse of edge of the beginnings of plastic surgery as a definitive the scope of the specialty more than half a century ago. specialty. As one of the dwindling number of “second genera- tion” plastic surgeons – having been trained by Gillies and Kilner – the breadth of the field of what, after all, is J.C. Mustardé a part only of the activities of US surgeons, leaves me Longhill Avenue 90, not only astonished but also very humble. Ayr KA7 4DF, UK EDIT OR’S COMMENT Many people are familiar with Henry Ford’s opinion of the unwelcome revelation that an identical discovery was history but

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European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Oct 15, 1999

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