Annals of Surgery

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Annals of Surgery:
doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000706
Surgical Retrospection

The Homans Family in American Surgery

Barshes, Neal R. MD, MPH*; Belkin, Michael MD

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Within the Homans family is a display of duty to country and service to humanity that is as old as our country, and the contributions of this American family should not go unappreciated. In addition to the Homans' sign, 5 generations of John Homans have contributed much to our current understanding and practice of surgery. Herein we briefly outline the contributions that the Homans family has made to American surgery.

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