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”

15791 entries, 13704 authors and 1919 subjects. Updated: September 13, 2022

GROSS, Robert Edward

4 entries
  • 3039

Surgical ligation of a patent ductus arteriosus: Report of first successful case.

J. Amer. Med. Surg., 112, 729-31, 1939.

One of the earliest successful surgical repairs for congenital heart disease. See also later paper in Ann. Surg.,1939, 110, 321-56.



Subjects: CARDIOVASCULAR (Cardiac) SURGERY, GENETICS / HEREDITY › HEREDITARY / CONGENITAL DISEASES OR DISORDERS › Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric Surgery
  • 6357.57

Abdominal surgery of infancy and childhood.

Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders, 1941.

Ladd pioneered the development of pediatric surgery in the United States. Robert E. Gross, his chief resident, succeeded to his position at Boston Children’s Hospital.



Subjects: Pediatric Surgery
  • 3044.1

Surgical correction for coarctation of the aorta.

Surgery, 18, 673-8, 1945.

Resection of coarctation and direct anastomosis of remaining ends. See also his report of 60 cases in J. Amer.med.Assoc.,1949, 139,285-92.



Subjects: CARDIOVASCULAR (Cardiac) SURGERY, GENETICS / HEREDITY › HEREDITARY / CONGENITAL DISEASES OR DISORDERS › Congenital Heart Defects
  • 6357.59

The surgery of infancy and childhood.

Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders, 1953.

Gross developed the specialty of pediatric surgery, inventing numerous operations. This was the first modern comprehensive textbook on the subject.



Subjects: Pediatric Surgery