Proceedings from the 2016 Festschrift Honoring Basil A. Pruitt, Jr., M.D.Contributions of military surgeons to the management of vascular traumaFeliciano, David V. MDAuthor Information 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. Address for reprints: David V. Feliciano, MD, 640 South River Landing Road, Edgewater, MD 21037; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery: November 2017 - Volume 83 - Issue 5 - p 777–783 doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001202 Buy Metrics Abstract ABSTRACT 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. © 2017 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.