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This monograph dealing with the conduction paths of pain and the surgical treatment of painful conditions is published as a special supplement to Bruns' Beiträgen zur klinischen Chirurgie.
Probably no other living authority today is better qualified to write on this subject, and the volume must be looked on as an important contribution to the recent surgical literature. This work has been developed from the author's report before the meeting of the Southeast German Surgical Congress in the summer of 1925.
The knowledge of conduction paths for pain is not only of interest to the neurologist, but is of great practical importance to the surgeon as well, in the production of regional anesthesia as well as for the permanent relief of pain in those conditions in which the source of the pain itself cannot be combated. There are in surgery numerous operations for the palliative relief of pain. These operations
Die Leitungsbahnen des Schmerzgefühls und die chirurgische Behandlung der Schmerzzustände. JAMA. 1927;89(13):1083–1084. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690130071043
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