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This volume of 537 pages has an extensive index of subjects. Operations on the ear, the nose, the pharynx, the larynx, the trachea and the bronchi are described by A. Lautenschläger and those on the pharynx, the esophagus and the throat by O. Kleinschmidt. The subject treated is that of operative technic; there is no discussion of pathology or of indications for surgical intervention. Most of the illustrations are colored; they are partly schematic, but only enough so to make the operations perfectly clear and easily followed. A great many show dissections, especially of the neck.
As may be noted by the title, the field covered includes all diseases of the upper respiratory tract and the borderline conditions, such as disease of the thyroid. The general surgeon who undertakes work in these borderline cases, as well as the otolaryngologist, will find the illustrations of the dissections and operative technic a
Allgemeine und spezielle chirurgische Operationslehre. Arch Otolaryngol. 1934;19(5):651. doi:10.1001/archotol.1934.03790050116019
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