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Study of the pathological changes occurring in trifacial neuralgia, with the report of a case in which three inches of the inferior dental nerve were excised.

MEARS, James Ewing (1838-1919).

Published by Henry C. Lea's Son, 1884., In: The Medical News; A Weekly Medical Journal, Vol. XLV, July-December 1884. Philadelphia:, 1884
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4to. Pages 58-63. [Entire volume: [iv], 735 pp. 4 figs. Contemporary cloth; spine replaced with kozo, covers rubbed. Ex library bookplate of the Barlow Medical Library, Belt bookplate. Very good. FIRST EDITION. "Mears first suggested Gasserian ganglionectomy for trigeminal neuralgia." Garrison and Morton. "In this paper he stated that if a suitable case presented he would not hesitate 'to enlarge anteriorly the ovale foramen by the application of a burr to the surgical engine and by traction draw down the ganglion from its position in the fossa upon the anterior surface of the apex of the petrous bone and proceed in a cautious manner to break it up or remove it by sections with the small blunt scissors.'' Quoted in Rutkow. Garrison and Morton 4857; McHenry, Garrison's history of neurology, p. 420; Rutkow, History of surgery in the United States, II, NSp31. Bookseller Inventory # M8227

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Title: Study of the pathological changes occurring ...

Publisher: Henry C. Lea's Son, 1884., In: The Medical News; A Weekly Medical Journal, Vol. XLV, July-December 1884. Philadelphia:

Publication Date: 1884

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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