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APCs Insider, June 12, 2009

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 The procedure to remove the posterior arch of a vertebra is called:

  1. Laminectomy
  2. Vertebral corpectomy
  3. Laminotomy
  4. Discectomy
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Last week’s question
Who was the first person to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations?           
  1. Adlai Stevenson
  2. Edward R. Stettinius, Jr.
  3. Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
  4. Warren R. Austin
The correct answer is b. Edward R. Stettinius Jr. served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations 1946–47. Warren R. Austin served as ambassador 1947–53, Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. 1953–60, and Adlai Stevenson 1961–65.

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