March 29, 1930

Otologic Surgery.

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By Samuel J. Kopetzky, M.D., F.A.C.S., Professor of Otology, Polyclinic Medical School and Hospital, New York. Second edition. Cloth. Price, $8. Pp. 553, with 125 illustrations. New York: Paul B. Hoeber, Inc., 1929.

JAMA. 1930;94(13):1017. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02710390115029

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This edition is a little larger than the first and has a few more illustrations. The author states that "the text has been further clarified, the chapter on laboratory aids extended and expanded, and cognizance taken of recent advances in otologic surgery." The arrangement of the subject matter is the same as in the first edition; taking up diseases of the middle ear, operations on the external auditory canal, incision of the membrana tympani, operations on the middle ear, surgery of the labyrinth, surgery of the meninges, laboratory aids, otologic diagnoses, and cases illustrating points in the text. The author is a man of experience, and the observations in this book embody many facts drawn from his own practice. There is a bibliography at the end of each chapter giving important references on the various topics discussed. The style is clear, the illustrations are good, and the matter is presented

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