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Robert Milton Zollinger - bibliography

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American surgeon, born September 4, 1903, Millersport, Ohio; died 1992.


  • E. C. Cutler and R. M. Zollinger:
    Atlas of Surgical Operations. 1st edition, 1939; 14th printing, 1946. 2nd edition, New York : MacMillan, 1949, 225 pages.
  • E. C. Cutler, R. M. Zollinger, et al:
    Atlas of surgical operations. 3rd edition. New York, Macmillan, 1961.
  • R. M. Zollinger:
    Atlas of Surgical Operations. 4th edition. Toronto, Colier-MacMillan, 1975.
    With entries by Robert M. Zollinger, Jr.
  • Robert M. Zollinger, Jr. and R. M. Zollinger, Sr:
    Zollinger's Atlas of Surgical Operations.
    7th edition, 1993. 8th edition, McGrawHill, 2003, 463 pages.

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