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Title: The pituitary body.
Description: Philadelphia & London, J.B.Lippincott & Co. (1912). W. 1 col. plate and 319 ills. (1 fold.). Publ. cloth. (X, 341 pp.). (Bookplate upper paste down 'Arthur Ward'). DSB III, pp. 516 - 519: 'One of his earliest interests, tumors of the hypophysis (Pituitary gland), resulted in his most enduring work and offered endocrinologists many provocative ideas for exploration.': G&M, 3896: 'The first clinical monograph of the hypophysis. Cushing, outstanding neurological surgeon of the present century, added much to our knowledge of the pituitary body and its disorders. The above work includes a description of his own method of operating on the pituitary. He assumed that in diabetes insipidus the pituitary was involved.': Lilly Libr. Coll., 261: 'Cushing's writing on what he called 'dyspituitarism'stimulated interest in the wide-tanging effects of the ductless glands and helped establish endocrinology as a separate medical speciality.'

Keywords: hypophyse neurology medicine

Price: EUR 2500.00 = appr. US$ 2717.12 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 1584