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Sir Henry Trentham Butlin: the father of British head and neck surgery

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A R Uttley, M McGurk

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)114 - 120
Number of pages7
JournalBritish Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2000

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Sir Henry Butlin was our first pioneer in head and neck surgery. Though the man himself has been all but lost to history, surgeons in the UK and the USA are returning to the technique of selective neck dissection that he first described over a century ago.

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