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Our Surgical Heritage: The Eponymous Titans of the Biliary Tract in Health and Disease

Rao R Ivatury

Keywords : Biliary disorders, Biliary tract anatomy, Biliary tract eponyms, Historical review

Citation Information : Ivatury RR. Our Surgical Heritage: The Eponymous Titans of the Biliary Tract in Health and Disease. Panam J Trauma Crit Care Emerg Surg 2022; 11 (3):114-122.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1396

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-12-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Abstract

Aim: To review the eponyms associated with biliary tract and its diseases. Background: A review of the existing literature. Results: Well-known eponyms related to selected famous innovators in the field of biliary tract anatomy, pathology, and surgery are presented with highlights from their lives. Conclusion: The eponymous greats had a personality matching their discoveries in complexity. Their lives were often tainted by tragedy but lived with valor and resilience.


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