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Robert Edward Gross - bibliography

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American surgeon, born July 2, 1905, Baltimore, Maryland; died October 11, 1988.


  • Surgical ligation of a patent ductus arteriosus: report of first successful case. Written with John Perry Hubbard.
    The Journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago, 1939, 112: 729-731.
    One of the earliest successful surgical repairs for congenital heart disease.
  • Surgical correction for coarctation of the aorta. Surgery, 1945, 18: 673-678.
    Resection of coarctation and direct anastomosis of remaining ends.
  • The surgery of infancy and childhood. Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders, 1953.
    This was the first modern comprehensive textbook on the subject. Biographical:
  • Francis D. Moore and Judah Folkman:
    Robert Edward Gross - July 2, 1905-October 11, 1988.
    Biographical Memoirs. National Academy of Sciences, 1995, 66: 131-148.
  • Vladimir V. Alexi-Meskishvili and Igor E. Konstantinov:
    Surgery for atrial septal defect: from the first experiments to clinical practice.
    The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2003, 76: 322-327.
  • W. Böttcher and V. V. Alexi-Meskishvili:
    Der erstmalige Verschluss eines persistierenden Ductus arteriosus.
    [The first closure of the persistent ductus arteriosus]
    Zeitschrift für Herz-, Thorax- und Gefäßchirurgie, Darmstadt, June 2006, 20 (3): 122-130.

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