Recent Literature Textbook of Operative Surgery . By Dr. Theodor Kocher, Professor of Surgery and Director of the Surgical Clinic in the University of Berne. Authorized translation by Harold J. Stiles, M.B., F.R.C.S., Edin., Surgeon to the Royal Edinburgh Hospital for Sick Children, etc. London: Adam and Charles Black. 1903

1905 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
his own experience, he said it seems possible to have a return of the pain after removal of the ganglion. In his own cases he has had each ganglion subjected to a careful examination by a competent microscopist. In all of the specimens submitted ganglion elements were found, and the gross anatomical characteristics of the organ were preserved. Dr. John B. Murphy stated that in his twelve cases of removal of the Gasserian ganglion there were four deaths. This large percentage of deaths caused
more » ... of deaths caused him to abandon the operation of extirpation of the ganglion. Since his last report he has had one recurrence of neu-
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