World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp 255–257 | Cite as

Invited commentary

  • William F. Bernhard


Public Health 


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© Société Internationale de Chirurgie 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • William F. Bernhard
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  1. 1.Children's Hospital Medical CenterHarvard Medical SchoolBostonU.S.A.

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