Category: Digestive Tract


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The Mechanics of the Digestive Tract.

By: ALVAREZ, Walter C.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York:, Hoeber, 1922; Birmingham: Classics of Medicine Library, 1990., 1922

22 cm. xii, 192 pp. Illus., graphs, indexes. Full red gilt-stamped cowhide, a.e.g. Fine. Alvarez was born in San Francisco, raised in Hawaii, studied medicine at Cooper Medical College (now Stanford Medical School), spent three years in a Mexican mining town, and returned to San Francisco. Later he joined the Mayo Clinic. The present work brought Alvarez major recognition in the field of gastroenterology. See: Garrison and Morton 1035. View more info

The Surgery of the Pancreas, as Based upon Experiments and Clinical Researches. Reprinted from the Transactions of the American Surgical Association, April 29, 1886

By: SENN, Nicholas (1844-1908)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Wm. J. Dornan, 1886

Philadelphia:: Wm. J. Dornan. 1886. paperback. 2. 8vo (230 x 148 mm) 129 pp. Twenty-two figures; paper brittle, a few corners missing without loss of text. Original upper wrapper, laminated and mounted on modern paper; wrappers curling, edges chipping. Library stamp of the Barlow Medical Library (Los Angeles) on front wrapper and title page. Very good. . FIRST EDITION of the great surgeon's treatment of pancreatic surgery. Senn reviews the world literature on pancreatic ... View more info