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

ALEXANDER, William

3 entries
  • 6077

A new method of treating inveterate and troublesome displacements of the uterus.

Med. Times Gaz., 1, 327-28, 1882.

Alexander’s suspension operation for retroversion of the uterus, first performed by him in 1881.



Subjects: OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY › GYNECOLOGY
  • 4861

The treatment of epilepsy.

Edinburgh: Young J. Pentland, 1889.

Alexander was the first to attempt the treatment of epilepsy by surgical means. He removed the superior cervical sympathetic ganglia. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Epilepsy, NEUROSURGERY › Epilepsy
  • 6107

Enucleation of uterine fibroids.

Brit. gynaec. J., 14, 47-61, 1898.

An outstanding account of myomectomy.



Subjects: OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY › GYNECOLOGY