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This is a thorough revision of the work originally published by Oberst. As he no longer conducts a course in operative surgery, he has had Dr. Haberland join him as a co-author. Many antiquated operations have been omitted and newer operations added. Some of the illustrations have been improved and new ones added. Professor Frangenheim has reviewed the text and is credited with valuable suggestions. The work is divided into nine chapters. The first discusses incisions, methods of suturing and control of hemorrhage. The second considers the ligation of blood vessels. The third deals with amputations and disarticulations. The fourth deals with resection of joints, including operations on bones and tendons. The other chapters deal with operations on the head and face, on the neck, and on the chest, spine and hernias, and with abdominal and genitourinary operations. Each chapter is preceded by a page of illustrations showing the various
Kurzgefasste chirurgische Operationslehre (Operationskurs).. JAMA. 1923;81(1):63. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650010067033