Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Vascular Ring and Sling Surgery

Historical Perspective

Note the following timeline:

1737 – L Hommel published the first description of a double aortic arch.

1794 – David Bayford described the first retroesophageal right subclavian artery.

1932 – Maude Abbott described five cases of double aortic arch for which surgical therapy was considered.

1945 – Robert Gross performed the first successful division of a double aortic arch and used the term vascular ring for the first time in an article he wrote describing the procedure in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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