William Francis Monteith Fulton

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 10 August 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d4830
  1. Michael Oliver

A more committed professional than Bill Fulton is really hard to find. Bill was a most scrupulous and precise observer of clinical medicine and pathology. He delighted in his discoveries and exemplified the accuracy of a teacher of his generation. He was excited, particularly by his innovative studies of the coronary arteries of the human heart, and transmitted this excitement to those who had the good fortune to work with him. Few leave such rich ideas and original observations—now quoted world wide. It was Bill Fulton, when working in 1953-4 with the coronary research team at the …

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