Item 2 - Splenectomy and Banti's Disease

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Splenectomy and Banti's Disease

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by G. E. Armstrong

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CA OSLER P093-30-2

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  • 10 November 1906 (Creation)
    Armstrong, George Eli, 1854-1933

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9 p.

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A native of Leeds, Québec, George Armstrong received his M.D., C.M. from McGill in 1877. He spent several years of study abroad in England, Germany and France. At the Radium Institute in Paris he investigated therapeutic uses of this element and later introduced these techniques to Montréal. From 1890 to 1911 he was a surgeon at the Montreal General Hospital, and in 1911 was appointed chief surgeon of the Royal Victoria Hospital. He joined the staff of McGill's Medical Faculty in 1894 where he remained until his retirement, as Emeritus Professor, in 1923. During his last year at McGill he was Dean of the Faculty. In 1916 Armstrong was named consulting surgeon to the Canadian Expeditionary Forces, and was awarded a C.M.G. in 1918 for his war services. He passed away in 1933.

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Reprint from British Medical Journal.

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