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Transactions of the Clinical Society of London 27:167 loskeletal system buy danazol 200mg low price. Lane WA (1908) The Modern Treatment of Cleft Anders Langenskiöld was the medical director Palate discount 200mg danazol free shipping. Lane Sir WA (1914) The Operative Treatment of the Invalid Foundation in Helsinki from 1956 to Fractures, 2nd end. London, Bailliere, Tindall and Cox experimental scoliosis, reconstructive surgery in poliomyelitis, coxa plana and coxa vara infantum, He died on July 8, 2000 at the age of 84 years. In 1968, he became professor of orthopedics and traumatology at the University of Helsinki, and was the head of the Department of Orthope- dics and Traumatology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, from 1969 to 1979, and simul- taneously a consulting surgeon at the Orthopedic Hospital of the Invalid Foundation. This was a very busy time in his life because of teaching activities, research work, invited lectureships all over the world, and many national and inter- national activities associated with orthopedic surgery and traumatology. He became an hon- orary member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, of the Scandinavian Ortho- pedic Association, of the Scandinavian Society for Rehabilitation, and an Honorary Fellow of the British Orthopedic Association and of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. The main subjects of his research have been Anders LANGENSKIÖLD pediatric orthopedics and normal and pathologic 1916–2000 bone growth. Internationally, he is well known for his finding that partial closure of a growth plate Anders Langenskiöld, son of the famous ortho- can be eliminated by bone bridge resection and pedic surgeon Fabian Langenskiöld, was born in implantation of an interposition material, and for Helsinki, Finland, in 1916, and graduated with his studies on tibia vara. In 1941, Langenskiöld wrote genskiöld has played an important role in the his doctoral thesis on electrophysiology under development of orthopedic surgery and trauma- the guidance of the Nobel Prize winner Ragnar tology in Finland, and today most orthopedic Granit. Studies of histopathology in Switzerland centers in this country are headed by his disciples. Thus, the knowledge and experience of the Many years of cooperation with the famous bone Langenskiöld school have spread all over the 187 Who’s Who in Orthopedics country for the benefit of patients in need of Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, and his orthopedic orthopedic surgical treatment. He entered private practice in Washington, DC in 1923, and became one of the outstanding surgeons of the community and soon earned a well-deserved national and international reputation. Many contributions were the result of his work, the most notable of which was his untiring interest in fractures of the neck of the femur. He was clinical professor of surgery at the George Washington Medical School, chief of the orthopedic service of the Emergency Hos- pital, and consultant to the Children’s Hospital and the Casualty Hospital. His sterling qualifications were recognized early and he was elected a member of the American Orthopedic Association in 1930 and of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in 1934. He also served as chairman of the bone and joint section of the Southern Medical Association. He served on the Military Com- mittee of the American Orthopedic Association Guy Whitman LEADBETTER and the American Academy of Orthopedic Sur- 1893–1945 geons for many years and gave unstintingly of his time to the Office of the Surgeon General. He was Born in Bangor, Maine, December 12, 1893, the appointed orthopedic consultant to the Secretary son of Fred H. Leadbetter, Guy of War, and secretary to the Orthopedic Commit- Leadbetter enjoyed the advantages of the whole- tee of the National Research Council. He entered He was an accomplished pianist and had a fine Bowdoin College and was graduated with an AB and well-trained baritone voice. In his senior year he was captain and was proficient in German, Spanish, and of the track team, captain of the football team, French. Among his other hobbies were astron- established the intercollegiate record for the 16- omy, geology, entomology, scientific photogra- pound hammer, which stood for many years, and phy, anthropology, and archaeology. He was many lectures on these subjects and compiled an president of his class and was elected to the Phi illustrated lecture on “Mayan Ruins at Yucatan. These achievements while at For several years he was the guest lecturer on the college show the great physical, mental, and outdoor program of the National Capital Parks personal qualifications of the man. He retained and spoke on a wide variety of subjects, such as his interest in his Alma Mater and was a member “Death Valley Days,” “Bird Life” and “With the of the Bowdoin Alumni Council and Chairman Lumber Jacks in the Maine Woods. While a student, Leadbetter, President-Elect of the American he chose to become an orthopedic surgeon and Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, died in the received his surgical training at the Lakeside Emergency Hospital, Washington, DC of coro- 188 Who’s Who in Orthopedics nary occlusion. He had been confined to the hos- Hospital in Boston, which he served for a period pital only a few days and died, as he had lived, of 39 years, first as a house officer and then as a without fear, advising his friends that he had no surgeon and a teacher. He was the representative of who should have lived to be a centenarian and not the Harvard Infantile Paralysis Commission at the have passed at the age of 51, when his many ster- Children’s Hospital, and his judgment in regard ling qualities were being recognized and a future to operative procedure in infantile paralysis was still lay before him. He had charge of the infantile para- married Alice Charlotte Johnson, and he was lysis cases at the Lakeville State Sanatorium, survived by her and their two children, Guy Middleboro, Massachusetts, and was consultant Whitman, Jr. Legg was chairman of the section on orthopedic surgery of the American Medical Association and, in 1933, he was vice president of the American Orthopedic Association.

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