From the Archives
President Eisenhower and his bowel obstruction(Comments Off on President Eisenhower and his bowel obstruction)
The College’s supporting role in treating President Eisenhower’s small bowel obstruction is described.
President Cleveland’s secret operation performed aboard a friend’s private yacht is the focus of this month’s column.
The political implications of President Johnson’s gallbladder surgery in 1965 are described.
Dr. Ladd’s involvement in the Halifax Explosion and the launch of pediatric surgery as a specialty is highlighted.
Lord Joseph Lister’s contribution to the evolution of surgical safety is described in this month’s column, specifically how he incorporated Pasteur’s findings into his theories regarding antiseptic surgery, paving the way for a closer alignment between science and medicine.
More in this category
- J. Marion Sims: Paving the way
- The historic link between the ACS leadership and the military
- Dr. Asa Yancey and the realization of his mentor’s dream
- Drs. William J. Mayo and Franklin H. Martin: Leaders in establishing the College’s unique identity
- Dr. Rudolph Matas: Learned trailblazer, father of vascular surgery
- Dr. Charles McBurney: A pioneer in the surgical treatment of appendicitis
- American surgical history: Finding a home at the Clinical Congress
- The College standardizes surgical dressings
- ACS Archives houses practice records of Franklin H. Martin
- Setting standards of efficiency
- College’s ancient Irish deer antlers have a storied history
- The gift that keeps on giving
- Franklin H. Martin, MD, FACS: Gynecologic surgeon
- ACS returns books to the Illinois College Medical Library: A look at their history
- Dr. LaMar McGinnis proposes forming club dedicated to surgical history