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Hermes C. Grillo, 83, thoracic surgeon at MGH

By Gloria Negri
Globe Staff / October 24, 2006

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Hermes C. Grillo, a world-renowned Massachusetts General Hospital thoracic surgeon whose ground-breaking procedures saved countless lives and brought him recognition as "the father of modern-day tracheal surgery," died Oct. 14 of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Ravenna, Italy. He was 83. (Full article: 942 words)

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