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The original edition of Surgical Anatomy fulfilled a need for a book in which anatomy and its surgical application were considered together or in close sequence.
This revised edition (third) retains the original pattern of presentation. Systems and organs are studied in relation to each other and fundamental surgical features are stressed rather than technics.
Revised portions of the book greatly enhance its value. Chapters on the Thoracic Cavity and Its Contents, and the Abdominal Cavity and Contents are particularly noteworthy.
This edition is splendidly illustrated. Many illustrations appearing in the previous edition have been replaced. The index, which includes
Callander's Surgical Anatomy.. Ann Intern Med. ;37:407. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-2-407_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;37(2):407.
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