An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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QUITTENBAUM, Carl Friedrich

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Commentatio de splenis hypertrophia et historia extirpationis splenis hypertrophici cum fortuna adversa.

Rostock, Germany: typ. Adlerianis, 1836.

While most people in Germany still considered splenectomy beyond the bounds of possibility, Quittenbaum performed the operation in 1829, establishing it as a surgical procedure.



Subjects: SURGERY: General , Spleen: Lymphatics