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November 23, 1901

On the Operative Surgery of Malignant Disease.

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By Henry T. Butlin F.R.C.S., D.C.L., Surgeon to St. Bartholomew's Hospital. With the Co-operation of James Berry (on the thyroid), W. Bruce Clarke (on the kidney), Alban Doran (on the ovary and uterus), Percy Furnivall (on the stomach, intestine and rectum), Walter Jessop (on the eye), and H. J. Waring (on the liver and gallbladder). Second Edition. Cloth. Pp. 426. Price, $4.50. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son & Co. 1900.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(21):1406-1407. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470470048019

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Notwithstanding its merits, this work has waited twelve years for its second edition, which suggests a hitherto limited reading, though one would think that there would be surgeons enough that would find it a convenient and valuable addition to their library shelves. It is a composite work, fully one-half being by the co-operation of the above-mentioned authorities, whose names are familiar to readers of the subjects of which they treat. The work is thoroughly up to the present state of our knowledge on its subject, though there are some points, such for instance as appertain to the proctologic specialty as developed in this country, that are not fully noticed. The authors seem to have given considerable attention to the American literature of the subject, still there are many hiatuses, which is not to be wondered at considering the great number of journals in which the surgical literature of this country

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