HistoryThe Story of Charles Guthrie and Alexis CarrelSkladman, Rachel MD; Hanto, Douglas W MD, PhD, MBE; Sacks, Justin M MD, MBA, FACS Author Information From the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, MO (Skladman, Sacks) Surgical Ethics Working Group, Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (Hanto). Received January 3, 2022; Revised March 3, 2022; Accepted April 14, 2022. Disclosure Information: Nothing to disclose. Correspondence address: Justin M Sacks, MD, MBA, FACS, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, Campus Box 8238, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO, 63110. email: [email protected] Journal of the American College of Surgeons: September 2022 - Volume 235 - Issue 3 - p 559-565 doi: 10.1097/XCS.0000000000000290 Buy Metrics In Brief In 1912 Alexis Carrel was awarded the Nobel Prize for vascular anastomosis and transplantation of organs. Evidence reveals that Carrel’s original experiments were not entirely successful. Recognition for blood vessel anastomosis belongs to Charles Claude Guthrie of Missouri or, at the very least, must be shared between the two scientific collaborators. © 2022 by the American College of Surgeons. Published by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.