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February 1940

The Surgery of Injury and Plastic Repair.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1940;31(2):387-388. doi:10.1001/archotol.1940.00660010389017

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There has been a need for an up-to-date comprehensive textbook on the various surgical procedures available for handling injuries, malformations and new growths of the head and neck and their plastic repair. Such a book is of particular interest to the general practitioner, who sees the patients first and whose skill and care can do so much to prevent subsequent functional disability and deformity. The general surgeon, the otolaryngologist, the surgical ophthalmologist and the oral surgeon will find chapter after chapter of valuable specialized information on regions of the head and neck which is intelligently and lucidly written, satisfactorily illustrated and remarkable in its grasp of the complete literature pertaining to the development of the operative procedures for handling specific problems.

The book is divided into two main parts: The first part is devoted to the general principles of standard procedures and the newer concepts of transplantation of tissue, wounds,

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