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

SPILLER, William Gibson

3 entries
  • 4876

The division of the sensory root of the trigeminus for the relief of tic douloureux; an experimental, pathological, and clinical study, with a preliminary report of one surgically successful case.

Univ. Penn. med. Bull., 14, 342-52, 1901.

Introduction of intracranial trigeminal neurotomy, using a modification of the techniques of Horsley (No. 4865) and Krause (No. 4871). Also published in Philad. med. J., 1901, 8, 1039-49.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Chronic Pain › Trigeminal Neuralgia, NEUROSURGERY, PAIN / Pain Management
  • 13574

The eye and nervous system: Their diagnostic relations by various authors. Edited by Wm. Campbell Posey and William G. Spiller.

Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1906.

The first comprehensive treatise in English on neuro-ophthalmology.  Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: OPHTHALMOLOGY › Neuro-ophthalmology
  • 4883

The treatment of persistent pain of organic origin in the lower part of the body by division of the anterolateral column of the spinal cord.

J. Amer. med. Assoc., 58, 1489-90, 1912.

Cordotomy for the relief of intractable pain.



Subjects: NEUROSURGERY › Spine, PAIN / Pain Management