Series: The New Sydenham Society, vols. 73, 76. Two volumes. 8vo. x, 438; xi, , 543 pp. 183 engraved figures, index; occasional foxing or staining. Original blind and gilt-stamped decorative brown cloth, all edges red; rubbed, glue remains on pastedowns. Small ownership rubber ink stamp on title-pages. Very good, a well-preserved copy. Billroth was a pioneer in visceral surgery, specially remembered as a surgeon of the alimentary tract. He was in 1873 the first to perform an excision of the larynx and in 1891 the first to perform the "interilio-abdominal amputation." He was one of the first to introduce antiseptic methods in European operating rooms. REFERENCES: Garrison & Morton 5608; Heirs of Hippocrates 1952. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Lectures on Surgical Pathology and ...
Publisher: The New Sydenham Society, 1877-1878.
Publication Date: 1877
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