Cases of exploratory laparotomy followed by appropriate remedial operation.Trans. Coll. Phys. Philad., 9, 183, 1887.
Thomas George Morton (1835-1903) 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.
Subjects: SURGERY: General , SURGERY: General › Appendicitis
The history of the Pennsylvania Hospital 1751 to 1895. By Thomas G. Morton, assisted by Frank Woodbury.Philadelphia: Times Printing House, 1897.
Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.
Subjects: HOSPITALS › History of Hospitals, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › Pennsylvania