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William Edwards Ladd (1880 – 1967) 340

William Edwards Ladd

William Edwards Ladd (1880-1967) was an American paediatric surgeon. The father of paediatric surgery. Ladd bands, Ladd operation, Ladd syndrome (1932)
Joe Vincent Meigs (1892-1963) 340

Joe Vincent Meigs

Joe Vincent Meigs (1892-1963) was an American obstetrician and gynecologist. Eponymously remembered for his description of Meigs syndrome in 1934, a triad of ascites with hydrothorax in association with benign ovarian tumor, that is cured after tumor resection.