Gun-shot wound of the face and neck; ligature of the carotid artery.New Engl, quart. J. Med. Surg., 1, 188-93, 1842 – 1843.
First successful ligature of the carotid artery (for secondary haemorrhage) Oct. 18, 1807, eight months before Sir Astley Cooper (No. 2929). Published 35 years after the event, this paper may set some kind of record for late reporting.
Subjects: VASCULAR SURGERY › Ligations