An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15475 entries, 13329 authors and 1903 subjects. Updated: December 3, 2021

BUCK, Gurdon

5 entries
  • 4324

The knee-joint anchylosed at a right angle – restored nearly to a straight position after the excision of a wedge-shaped portion of bone, consisting of the patella, condyles and articular surface of the tibia.

Amer. J. med. Sci., n.s. 10, 277-84, 1845.

Buck’s operation, “one of the more spectacular surgical feats by an American surgeon in the first half of the nineteenth century” (Rutkow). The paper is reprinted in Med. Classics, 1939, 3, 791-99.



Subjects: ORTHOPEDICS › Orthopedic Surgery & Treatments › Knee
  • 3263

On the surgical treatment of morbid growths within the larynx, illustrated by an original case and statistical observations, elucidating their nature and forms.

Trans. Amer. med. Ass., 6, 509-35, 1853.

Thyrotomy for removal of cancer of the larynx. The operation took place in May 1851, and the patient died in 1852.



Subjects: ONCOLOGY & CANCER, OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY (Ear, Nose, Throat) › Laryngology, SURGERY: General › Surgical Oncology
  • 2960

Case of aneurism of the femoral artery for which ligatures were successively applied to the femoral, profunda, external and common iliac.

N.Y.J. Med., 3 ser, 5, 305-11, 1858.


Subjects: VASCULAR SURGERY › Ligations
  • 4419

New treatment for fractures of the femur.

Bull. N.Y. Acad. Med., 1, 181-88, 18601862.

Buck’s extension apparatus, an improved method of treating fractures of the femur. Reprinted in Med. Classics, 1939, 3, 764-82.



Subjects: ORTHOPEDICS › Orthopedic Surgery & Treatments › Fractures & Dislocations
  • 5754.1

Contributions to reparative surgery; showing its application to the treatment of deformities produced by destructive disease or injury; congenital defects from arrest or excess of development; and cicatrical contractions from burns.

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1876.

First American work exclusively on reconstructive surgery.



Subjects: PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY