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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FREYER, Sir Peter Johnston

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A clinical lecture on total extirpation of the prostate for radical cure of enlargement of that organ with four successful cases.

Brit. med. J., 2, 125-29, 1901.

Freyer claimed priority over Fuller (No. 4263) in originating the rectovesical method of prostatectomy. Although mistaken in this claim, Freyer certainly popularized the operation. Regarding the controversy, see Brit. med. J., 1907, 1, 551.

Subjects: UROLOGY › Prostate