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This is the first of a series of books on surgery of war which the authors are going to publish in the near future and in which their experience in the Chaco war is compiled. The first book deals with the surgical repair of lesions of the peripheral nerves caused by wounding of the nerve, nervous injury by wounded structures or fractured bones and operative trauma. The first five chapters in the book are given to the general study of the subject, with special reference to diagnosis and clinical evolution. The anatomopathologic lesions that the nerves suffer from the wound or by the complicating infection or sclerosis are shown by photomicrographs. Roentgenograms in cases of fractures complicating nervous lesions are also shown. The fifth chapter is given to the treatment. In general the surgical principles established in the World War were followed. Besides, the authors summarize their own principles as
Cirugía reparadora de las lesiones de los nervios periféricos. JAMA. 1937;109(1):74-75. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780270076033