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Sarcoma of the long bones; based upon a study of one hundred and sixty five cases.
In: The American Journal of Medical Sciences, New Series, Vol. LXXXVIII. Philadelphia:: Henry C. Lea, 1879., 1879. 8vo. Pages 17-57; 338-377. [Entire volume: 604 pp.] 8 figs. Quarter tan calf, calf corners, raised bands, black leather spine label, gilt spine; rubbed, joints and lower spine with kozo repair. Ex library rubber stamps. Very good (noting repairs). FIRST EDITION. "First comprehensive work on bone sarcoma." Garrison and Morton. "His detailed paper was the first comprehensive work on bone sarcoma to appear in American medical literature; it broadened and solidified the concept of giant-cell sarcoma." Rutkow. Samuel W. Gross was the son of Samuel David Gross (1805-1884). "He married Grace Linzee Revere in 1876. Gross died of pneumonia in Philadelphia on 16 Apr. 1889. Gross received an M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in 1857. He was surgeon to the Howard Hospital, Philadelphia Hospital, and the Hospital of Jefferson Medical College. He was known for his use of antiseptic surgery and radical surgery in cancer cases. Samuel W. Gross became a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1868." - see: Autographs of Philadelphia physicians, 1806-1835. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). Garrison and Morton 4346; Rutkow, The history of surgery in the United States, II, OR p129.
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