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War Surgery and Medicine

Experience of the War Pensions Department

Experience of the War Pensions Department

A great many men who had injection treatment had recurrences later and the same applied to many who had the Trendelenberg operations. If recommended by an examiner, operation and injections were offered to, but not pressed upon, the pensioner. Usually he declined with a statement that he or his friends had undergone previous treatment without success. Dr D. Macdonald Wilson considered that the profession as a whole was far too optimistic as to the results of treatment.