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November 23, 1901

Diseases of the Stomach and Their Surgical Treatment.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(21):1406. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470470048018

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Abstract

This work is an outgrowth of the Hunterian lectures by Mayo, at the Royal College of Surgeons in England, in 1900, and he has called in to his aid Dr. Moynihan, his associate in hospital work for many years. The book in its way fills a place in our literature that while not vacant, nevertheless has not had so many systematic monographic works upon it as some of the other subjects of regional surgery. The subject of stomach and gastric surgery has added interest to us at the present time on account of the recent discussion of the subject in President McKinley's case, and it is interesting to know that an immediate operation in such cases as that of our late President is entirely in accordance with the recommendations and teachings of the authors. While the small caliber bullets aimed at high velocity pass through the stomach and recovery is

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