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July 1921

TUMORS OF THE BONY CHEST WALL

Author Affiliations

ROCHESTER, MINN.
From the Section on Surgery, Mayo Clinic.

Arch Surg. 1921;3(1):56-85. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1921.01110070069003
Abstract

The first recorded thoracotomy for tumor was reported by Osias Aimar1 in 1778. Von Speicher, 2 in 1881, reported twenty-eight cases collected from the literature, but only a few of these had been treated surgically. Parham, 3 in 1898, reported two cases of his own in which successful operations had been performed, and 101 cases from the literature. This series included the smaller series previously reported by von Speicher, 2 Quénu and Longuet, 4 and others. In 1913, Lund 5 added twenty-seven cases to the list, including one of his own. I have found thirty-five additional cases in the literature, and twenty-three in the records of the Mayo Clinic since 1910, making a total of 188. The case reports of Gross, 6 Stukkei, 7 Hervy, 8 Degorce, 9 Palleroni, 10 and Zschucke11 were not available. For statistical purposes, twenty-five cases from the Mayo Clinic in which operations were

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