Exercises in Equine Surgery

Exercises in Equine Surgery

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...the testicle. Fourth step: Application of the clamps.--The testicle is held in the right hand, thumb above, and the superficial envelopes removed for four or five centimeters beyond the ' epididymis; put on the clamp with the left hand; proceed from before backward upon the inferior part of the cord, and pinching the epididymis and also the scrotum; that hand should also bring the two parts of the clamp together behind the cord. An assistant slips a loop of cord, having a knot as for phlebotoniy, over the branches of the clamp; the right hand holds the ends. The assistant applies the clamp forceps and brings them together with considerable force. To direct the movements and to avoid pulling on the cords, place the right hand upon the forceps and draw the twine tightly with the left. Tie with a straight knot. Remove the forceps and cut the twine a centimeter from the knot. Instead of using twine to bind the clamp you may use clamps having conic br.1nch-es; bring them together with the forceps and secure them by slipping on metallic rings. The same manipulation for the other testicle. 2.-Castration with Uncovered Testicles. TECHNIQUE.--The first step is efiected in the same manner as in castration with covered testicles. Second step: Incision of the enoel0pes.--With the convex bistoury held like a fiddle bow, make a long incision through all the envelopes that comprise the parietal layers of the vaginal sheath. One or two cuts with the bistoury should be suflicient to efiect this division. Third step: .E'nucleation.--Hold the testicle in the right hand, remove the envelopes with the left; then the thumb and index seizes the cord at its inferior part. The right hand makes a liberal thrust at the cord on a level of the white mnscle, a...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236828429
  • 9781236828422