Thomas George Morton - bibliography
American surgeon, born August 8, 1835, Philadelphia; died May 20, 1903.
- Frank Woodbury:
Cases of exploratory laparotomy followed by appropriate remedial operation.
Transactions of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1887, 9: 183.
Morton was one of the first deliberately to operate for and remove the inflamed appendix after correct diagnosis, April 1887. The patient survived. Case reported by Woodbury. Thomas George Morton:
- Lecture on the transfusion of blood and its practical application.
New York, 1877.
- History of the Surgery of the Pennsylvania Hospital. With Hunt. 1880.
- The History of Pennsylvania Hospital, 1751-1895.
Times Printing House, 1895 In American Journal of Medical Sciences, 1865 to 1879:
- Orbital aneurusmal diseases.
- Hip-joint amputations.
- Axillary aneurisms.
- Impure air in hospital wards, with description of ward carriage.
- Account of the mortality which followed for forty years amputations in the Pennsylvania hospital.
- Excision of os calcis and astralgus etc.
- Case of complete osseus ankylosis of knee at right angle, cured by excision.
- Excision of nerves.
- Transfusion of blood.
- Description of bed elevator.
- Five years’ amputations.
- Ligations of large arteries at Pennsylvania hospital etc.
- Deaths from ether etc.
- System of forced ventilation at the Pennsylvania hospital.
- Account of a worm, the dracunculus «Loa» removed from the human eye.
In Pennsylvania Hospital Reports 1868-1869:
- Review of ligations of large arteries.
- Case of congenital sacral tumor containing an intragrowth of foetal remains.
- Account of cases of stone in the bladder, treated by lithotomy and lithotripsy.