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The Medical School of Vanderbilt University, with a subsidy from Johnson and Johnson, sponsored a conference on the management of arterial occlusive disease. Those who attended were some of the foremost vascular surgeons of the country. Radiologists too were invited. Only two physicians represented the internist's important role in the long-term management of arterial disease. Dr. George V. Mann gave an informative, and humorous, account of the effect of diet and exercise in diseases of the arteries. Dr. Jay D. Coffman enlightened the audience, albeit too briefly, with an account of the medical management of atheromatous arterial disease. The sparse
Management of Arterial Occlusive Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1972;76:844. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-5-844_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(5):844.
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