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William Wayne Babcock - bibliography

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American surgeon, born June 10, 1872, E. Worcester, New York; died 1963.


  • An essay upon the general principles of preventive medicine. Brooklyn, 1902.
  • A new treatment of thoracic aneurysm.
    Annals of Clinical Medicine, 1926, 4: 933-942.
    Babcock's operation for thoracic aneurysm.
  • Operative decompression of aortic aneurysm by carotid-jugular anastomosis.
    Surgical Clinics of North America, Philadelphia, 1929, 9: 1031-1041.
    Babcock's operation for aortic aneurysm.
  • A Textbook of surgery.
    Philadelphia, Saunders, 1928; 2nd edition, 1935.

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