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Matas,

Rudolph, U.S. surgeon, 1860-1957.
Matas operation - obsolete term for aneurysmoplasty.
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McGee's academic, clinical and administrative experience is expansive and includes activities such as hosting didactic lectures for medical students and residents; speaking at medical engagements for Tulane University's Pre-Medical Society, the Tulane University Rudolph Matas Surgical Society and the Network of Minority Research Investigators Workshop in Houston; grant reviewer for the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities; and a member of the Data Advisory Committee for the "Health Status of Women and Girls in New Orleans."
This orientation was held in a computer lab in the Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences.
Neville Prendergast, Maureen (Molly) Knapp, AHIP, Mary Holt, and Barbara Volo of the Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences at Tulane University provided invaluable assistance and support with this project.
Pickett, MLIS, kpicket1@tulane.edu, Research Support, Web Resources and Education Librarian, Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences, Tulane University, 1430 Tulane Avenue, Mail Code 8586, New Orleans, LA 701122699
In 1899, Rudolph Matas, a surgeon in New Orleans, reported the use of this apparatus for the successful removal of a chest wall tumour, stating "It is curious that surgeons should have failed to apply for so long a time the suggestions of the physiological laboratory, where the bellows and tracheal tubes have been in constant use from the days of Magendie to the present, in practising artificial respiration in animals" (3).
The Fell-O'Dwyer apparatus was certainly used at Charity Hospital for opioid resuscitation during Rudolph Matas' tenure.
Rudolph Matas was a significant influence on the development of anesthesiology in the United States.
A tribute to Rudolph Matas. Ann Surg 1961;5:680-683.
The complex life of Rudolph Matas. J Vasc Surg 2001; 34:387-392.
It remained for Rudolph Matas, of New Orleans, over a century later, in New Orleans, to report the first aortic ligation for aneurysm with survival, in 1925.
While earning her master's in library science from Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, she began her career as a paraprofessional, then as serials librarian at the Rudolph Matas Medical Library of Tulane University's Medical Center (where she also began a lifelong love affair with the city of New Orleans).