Publisher Information: London. Longmans... 1889. 1st edition. Bennett, William H. A case in which acute spasmodic pain in the left lower extremity was completely relieved by sub-dural division of the posterior roots. . . IN: Medico-chirurgical Transactions. 72 (1889) -348. 8vo. xcv, 457pp.10 plates (2 or 3 color) & text illustrations. 220 x 138mm. Original cloth, gilt, t.e.g. Front hinge cracking & stamp on title & 1 or 2 other leaves. Very good copy.
FIRST EDITION. Garrison-Morton 4861.1 Posterior rhizotomy. "Bennett performed a section of the right first, third, fourth and fifth lumbar and first and second sacral posterior roots for syphilitic osteitis of the tibia. The patient was completely relieved but died four days after the operation of intracranial hemorrhage" (Walker 322).Book Id: 10328