The elegant typography and binding of this volume are fully justified by the valuable material which it contains. Fifteen articles fill the 217 pages of the book. Nine of these are chiefly or entirely devoted to the reporting of cases, and the remainder are for the most part systematic studies.
Dr. Stimson advocates the attempt to ligate separately the arteries in pedicles of abdominal growths instead of treating the stump as a whole.
An article on digital divulsion of the pylorus for cicatricial stenosis, by Dr. J. M. Barton, is instructive and timely.
Dr. McGraw, of Detroit, contributes to the history of gunshot wounds of the intestines.
Dr. Maurice H. Richardson reports upon the surgical treatment of gangrenous hernia in four cases that he observed.
The papers read before this Association are of a high order of merit, as would be expected from the personnel of the Society, and the