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This work is one of a series of international medical monographs. The general editors say they "hope to issue in this series of international medical monographs contributions to the domain of medical sciences on subjects of immediate interest made by first-hand authorities who have been engaged in extending the confines of knowledge." So far as the subject of blood-vessel surgery is concerned it would be hard to find any one better qualified to write on it than the author of this monograph.
The technic of blood-vessel surgery is described with the greatest care as to details. In the experimental work on animals the technic is so perfect that, as Guthrie says, the same description applies to the human subject as well.
In this connection it might be of interest to some of the sentimental antivivisectionists to read what the author has to say about the great care and attention which
Blood-Vessel Surgery and Its Applications.. JAMA. 1912;LVIII(20):1532. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260050208033