Progressive Medicine. a Quarterly Digest of Advances, Discoveries, and Improvements in the Medical and Surgical Sciences Volume 3

Progressive Medicine. a Quarterly Digest of Advances, Discoveries, and Improvements in the Medical and Surgical Sciences Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...the origin Fig. 3.--Appeau.. f patient, in whom were noted edema, disproportion between face, neck, chest and the rest of the body and the presence of varices on the abdominal wall. of the inferior mesenteric artery. The ligature was drawn tighter until pulsation was no longer perceptible in the iliac arteries and barely so in the aorta below the ligature. Recovery from the operation was uneventful; the patient was kept in bed for two months and treated with potassium iodide. After four months he returned to his work and about thirteen months after the operation was working hard and looking well. Thrombosis Of The Aorta. Aubertin2 by reporting 2 cases raises the recorded number to 34. The most characteristic symptom is a symmetrical gangrene of the legs; this was present in 18 of the 34 cases. 1 Annals of Surgery, 1921, 74, 308. 2 Annales de Medecine, 1921, 10, 454. The gangrene may be limited in extent in rare instances but is more likely to be extensive; pain is usually present. Intermittent claudication in some cases and paraplegia in others may be present. Herrmann and Burrows1 report a very unusual case in which, during life, the picture was chiefly that of mediastinal pressure and myocardial failure. At autopsy a massive atheromatous tumor was found arising, it appeared, from an atypical branch of the aorta. Microscopically, the process seemed to have been inflammatory rather than neoplastic. Peripheral Arteries. Aneurysm. Richey and Maclachlan2 state that over 100 well-authenticated instances of mycotic-embolic aneurysms of peripheral arteries are on record, the superior mesenteric artery being the vessel most frequently involved. By the term mycotic-embolic two factors are suggested, one the embolus and the other an infection. At times...show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236626702
  • 9781236626707