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Association News The First Person Operated on for Gallstones. An interesting feature at the Portland session will be the exhibition of probably the first patient operated on for gallstones, Mrs. Z. Burnsworth, McCordsville, Ind., who was operated on June 15, 1867, by Dr. John S. Bobbs. A reprint from the Indiana Medical Journal, July, which is to be distributed in the Scientific Exhibit at Portland, contains a history of this first operation and sketches of Dr. Bobbs, and is illustrated by portraits of Dr. Bobbs and the patient. There is also a photograph of the Medical College of Indiana, one of the institutions with which Dr. Bobbs was connected. Through the efforts of this college the patient is to be exhibited at Portland. The reprint bears the following dedication: "This reprint is dedicated to the American Medical Association in session at Portland, Oregon, June 11-14, 1905, in memory of Dr. John S. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

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JAMA , Volume XLV (2) – Jul 8, 1905

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1905 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1905.02510020040014
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Abstract

The First Person Operated on for Gallstones. An interesting feature at the Portland session will be the exhibition of probably the first patient operated on for gallstones, Mrs. Z. Burnsworth, McCordsville, Ind., who was operated on June 15, 1867, by Dr. John S. Bobbs. A reprint from the Indiana Medical Journal, July, which is to be distributed in the Scientific Exhibit at Portland, contains a history of this first operation and sketches of Dr. Bobbs, and is illustrated by portraits of Dr. Bobbs and the patient. There is also a photograph of the Medical College of Indiana, one of the institutions with which Dr. Bobbs was connected. Through the efforts of this college the patient is to be exhibited at Portland. The reprint bears the following dedication: "This reprint is dedicated to the American Medical Association in session at Portland, Oregon, June 11-14, 1905, in memory of Dr. John S.

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 8, 1905

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