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Abolishing neurointerventional fellowship training: a reality check
  1. David A Rubin
  1. Correspondence to Dr D A Rubin, Department of Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University, 510 South Kingshighway, St Louis, MI 63110, USA; rubinda{at}

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I am not a neurosurgeon, neuroradiologist, nor interventionalist. In fact, I am not a regular reader of your journal. However, the article entitled ‘Should neurointerventional fellowship training be suspended indefinitely?’ by David Fiorella et al, was brought to my attention, unsolicited, by several different medical websites.1 I have no objection to the logic and opinions expressed, and actually have no opinion on the issue for or against these fellowships, but I feel I must register my shock at what I see as a glaring omission by …

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