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Year 2009 Vol. 17 No 1
HISTORY OF SURGERY
A SURGEON IN THE WAR IS MORE THEN JUST A SURGEON
On the 15th of February twenty years have passed since the withdrawal of the Soviet forces from the Republic of Afghanistan. Medical service in general and surgeons in particular took an active part in saving lives and returning to the service of thousands of soldiers, having various wounds. The article is dedicated to the military physician, an outstanding surgeon Valentin Ivanovich Meshkov.