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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PANCOAST, Joseph

3 entries
  • 5598
  • 5746.2

A treatise on operative surgery.

Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1844.

Pancoast was Professor of Anatomy and Surgery at Jefferson Medical College. He was a fine operator and devised a number of new surgical operations and instruments. This was work contains 80 fine lithographed plates, and among its important contributions was the first extensive section on plastic surgery in an American surgical textbook. A relatively small number of copies were issued with the plates colored by hand. See No. 5746.2.



Subjects: PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, SURGERY: General , SURGERY: General › Notable Surgical Illustrations
  • 4170

Plastic operation for exstrophy of the bladder in the male; reported by S. D. Gross.

N. Amer. med.-chir. Rev., 3, 710-11, 1859.

Pancoast performed the first successful operation for exstrophy of the bladder (ectopia vesicae).



Subjects: UROLOGY
  • 4855

New operation for the relief of persistent facial neuralgia.

Philad. med. Times, 2, 285-87, 18711872.

Pancoast devised the operative procedure of sectioning the second and third branches of the fifth pair of nerves as they emerge from the base of the brain. Reported by F. Woodbury.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Chronic Pain › Trigeminal Neuralgia, NEUROSURGERY, PAIN / Pain Management