Dissertatio chirurgo-medica inauguralis de velosynthesi.Edinburgh: J. Moir, 1820.
Stephenson, a medical student from Montreal, was the first to be operated upon by Roux (No. 5739.1) for the repair of cleft of the soft palate. He described the operation in his graduation thesis. Stephenson later founded the Montreal Medical Institution, from which the Medical Faculty at McGill University developed. For translations see J. Hist. Med., 1963, 18, 209-19, and Brit J. plast. Surg., 1966, 19, 1-14.
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