Hole in the Stomach Man

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A French-Canadian fur trapper, Alexis St. Martin, whose accidental gunshot blast to the stomach in 1822 never healed; St Martin’s gastric physiology was studied by William Beaumont, a surgeon from the US Army
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A series of experiments made finally Beaumont famous as the "Father of Gastric Physiology" following his research on Alexis St.
Rather than write a treatise on the properties of stomach acid, for instance, she tells the story of surgeon William Beaumont and his career studying the fistulated stomach of Alexis St.
On June 6, 1822, a nineteen-year-old Canadian, Alexis St.