TITLE

Calot's triangle: loose interpretation or respectful accuracy?

AUTHOR(S)
MUIRHEAD, WILLIAM R.; O'LEARY, I. PATRICK; Muirhead, W R; O'Leary, J P
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Feb1999, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p186
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Offers observation on the significance of Jean-Francois Calot's thesis, `De la Cholecystectomy' to the history of medical school and operating room. Background information on Calot; Details on Calot's triangle.
ACCESSION #
1510372

 

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