The International Medical Annual

The International Medical Annual

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...and Mr. Bank's of one hundred and sixty-eight cases, the former published in the " Prov. Med. ourn.," for Aug., 1893, and the latter in the "Brit. Med. ourn.," for Nov. 1!, 1893, are well worthy of study, and the most recent statistics of a number of leading surgeons compiled by Sir. Wm. MacC0rmick, and given in the Bradshaw Lecture, "Lancet," Dec., 1893, show that out of seventeen hundred and sixtynine cases the average proportion of relapses only amounted to 7'15 per cent. Vith regard to the method best calculated to secure a permanent cure, Czerny's original procedure has been modified by Banks, Ball, MacF.wen, Mcliurney, Barker, Halsted, and others, the best result being now obtained by the method which secures obliteration of the neck of the sac within the internal ring, separation of the cord from the sac, the removal or ligature of all the veins of the cord except one or at most two, the formation of a new channel for the vas deferens, tl1cents' obliteration of the inguinal canal by layer to layer approximation of its incised margins, and lastly the careful suture of the superficial structure, the whole being carried out under such antiseptic or aseptic precautions as will secure primary union. This is the method which with slight modification is known as Bassini's, Postempski's, or Halsted's. See illustration (Fig 39) Of late I have employed.10 other, and although the operation appears to be rather a severe one, the results are so satisfactory, both with regard ' to the immediate and ultimate ' effects, that I can with confi tion is giveniin the "Annals of Surgery," for May, I393-_ It is 11' necessary to recommend the wearing olshow more

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  • United States
  • English
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