The Supreme Triumph of the Surgeon's Art: Narrative History of Endocrine Surgery
by M. Zeiger, W. Shen, E. Felger
Publisher: University of California Medical Humanities Press 2013
Number of pages: 234
Endocrine surgery -- the subspecialty of general surgery involving diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands as well as the endocrine pancreas -- is a rapidly growing field of medicine that has a rich and fascinating history.
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