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Dr R N T Thin, OBE, 1935–2010
  1. David Barlow
  1. Correspondence to Dr David Barlow, Lydia Department of Genitourinary Medicine, St Thomas' Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK; davidbarlow{at}

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Robert Nicol Traquair Thin was his generation's major contributor to our speciality.

He was the first to introduce stringent statistical standards during his editorship of this journal, from 1975 to 1980, and contributed to the editorial boards of several other journals as well as writing 106 peer-reviewed articles and numerous chapters and books.

Nicol (he hated ‘Nick’) Thin …

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