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"Anuerism of the aorta"

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(16 March 1844)

Meeting of the Westminster Medical Society on the evening of Saturday, 16 March 1844.

"Mr. Snow placed on the table of the society a portion of the aorta with a small aneurismal dilation just above the sigmoid valves. . . ." There is no transcription of the reporter's account of Snow's presentation; please consult the PDF of the Lancet 1 (1844): 85.

Snow's case presentation was the first item on the Society's agenda. The second was discussion of Dr. Wigan's paper from the week before, "commenced by Mr. Snow . . . ."

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