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  • However, the principal of grafting a patient's own vein remained largely ignored well into the 1960s. Although surgeons at Walter Reed Army Hospital successfully used autovein grafting in the early 1950s, most surgeons opted instead for arterial grafts.

    --Kathryn Hahner, 1993, Perspectives on Medical Research, p. 65

    July 12, 2010