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Brain Abscess. Its Surgical Pathology and Operative Technic.

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By Eagleton Wells P.. , M.D., Newark, N. J. Medical Director, Newark Eye and Ear Infirmary, Newark, N. J.; Chief of the Division of Head Surgery, Newark City Hospital; Attending Craniologist, Newark Presbyterian Hospital; Consulting Craniologist, St. Barnabas Hospital and St. Michael's Hospital, Newark, N. J., Muhlenberg Hospital, Plainfield, N. J., Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, N. J.; Chief of the Section of Surgery of Head, Base Hospital, Camp Dix, N. J., 1917-18. 297 pages, 40 illustration. The MacMillan Company; , New York: , 1922.. Price in cloth, $7.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1928;1(12):1072. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-1-12-1072
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This monograph is the result of considerable intradural experience combined with animal experimentation and postmortem studies . Realizing that surgical as well as pathological and diagnostic information may be obtained from postmortems the author invariably made a personal effort to obtain an autopsy on all cerebral cases coming under his observation, and was fortunate in missing this in very few of the fatal cases previously examined or operated upon. Surgically considered intracerebral abscess stands in a class by itself, the problems presented in its surgical treatment differing from those of suppuration in other parts of the body and distinct from


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