Historical Aspects of Pediatric Surgery by P. P. RickhamHistorical Aspects of Pediatric Surgery by P. P. Rickham

Historical Aspects of Pediatric Surgery

byP. P. RickhamEditorD. Abdel-Halim, D. Anagnostopoulos

Paperback | November 20, 2011

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At first sight it may appear strange that a volume of Progress in Pediatric Surgery should be devoted to the history of our specialty. One assumes that progress is concerned primarily with recent developments whilst history deals with matters of the past. However, in the past there has also been considerable progress in the development of our understand­ ing of paediatric surgical problems, otherwise we would not have pro­ gressed to our present achievements. The editors, therefore, do not apologize for compiling this volume but, on the contrary, feel that the publication of this volume is most timely. Modern paediatric surgery has now been practised for three genera­ tions. The handful of pioneers who were the founders of our specialty worked mainly before the last world war. A few dozen of the inter­ mediary generation started work immediately after the war, while the new generation who are now dominating our specialty must be counted in thousands. Two factors have radically altered paediatric surgery as practised by the intermediary and the present generation of surgeons.
Title:Historical Aspects of Pediatric SurgeryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:286 pagesPublished:November 20, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642708277

ISBN - 13:9783642708275

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Table of Contents

The History of Pediatric Surgery in Germany. With 5 Figures.- The History of Pediatric Surgery in France. With 12 Figures.- 100 Years of Pediatric Surgery in Stockholm, with Personal Memories from the Last 50 Years. With 6 Figures.- The Cradle of Pediatric Surgery.- Pediatric Surgery in Islamic Medicine from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. With 7 Figures.- William E. Ladd. M. D.: Great Pioneer of North American Pediatric Surgery. With 1 Figure.- Denis Browne: Colleague (1892-1967). With 1 Figure.- Denis Browne: Surgeon.- Robert E. Gross. With 2 Figures.- Max Grob (1901-1976). With 1 Figure.- The Dawn of Paediatric Surgery: Johannes Fatio - His Life, His Work and His Horrible End. With 6 Figures.- The History of Oesophageal Atresia and Tracheo-Oesophageal Fistula - 1670-1984..- Historical Aspects of Hydrocephalus. With 9 Figures.- The History of Colostomy in Childhood. With 10 Figures.- Hirschsprung's Disease: An Historical Review.- Club-foot Through the Centuries. With 14 Figures.- The History of Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate. With 15 Figures.- Professor Bochdalek and His Hernia: Then and Now.- Paediatric Urology 1000 Years Ago. With 4 Figures.- Sketches of Surgical Cases Drawn in 1884-87 at The East London Hospital for Children, Shadwell. With 26 Figures.