Many military trauma surgeons have helped to advance the management of vascular injuries during wartime. The five surgeons highlighted—Sir George Henry Makins, Michael E. DeBakey, Harris B. Shumacker, Jr., Carl W. Hughes, and Norman M. Rich—made significant and lasting contributions.
From the Division of General Surgery, Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Submitted: July 8, 2016. Accepted: July 11, 2016. Published online: August 2, 2016.
Presented at the Festschrift in Honor of Basil A. Pruitt, Jr., MD, University of Texas H.S.C., San Antonio, Texas, April 8, 2016.
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