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”

15793 entries, 13706 authors and 1920 subjects. Updated: October 6, 2022

BALLANCE, Sir Charles Alfred

5 entries
  • 2965

A treatise on the ligation of the great arteries in continuity.

London: Macmillan, 1891.

Includes Ballance’s scale of measurement of caliber of arteries.



Subjects: VASCULAR SURGERY › Ligations
  • 4879.01

Some points on the surgery of the brain and its membranes.

London: Macmillan, 1907.

Ballance recognized and described chronic subdural hematoma with great accuracy, described a successful operation for it and also for subdural hygroma, discussed brain abscess fully and devoted 243pp. to brain tumors.



Subjects: NEUROSURGERY › Neuro-oncology
  • 3403.1
  • 4889.1

Essays on the surgery of the temporal bone. 2 vols.

London: Macmillan, 1919.

Finely illustrated, and beautifully produced, with several historical chapters. Includes a history of the development of temporal bone surgery.



Subjects: NEUROSURGERY, OTOLOGY › Otologic Surgery & Procedures
  • 5008

A glimpse into the history of the surgery of the brain.

London: Macmillan, 1922.

Thomas Vicary Lecture. First published in Lancet, 1922, 1, 111-16, 165-72.



Subjects: NEUROSURGERY › History of Neurosurgery
  • 4899

The operative treatment of facial palsy by the introduction of nerve grafts into the Fallopian canal and by other intratemporal methods.

Arch. Otolaryng. (Chicago), 15, 1-70, 1932.

A classic paper which includes some history of the surgical treatment of facial palsy.



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