Radium Volume 4-6

Radium Volume 4-6

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...heal. I have herein cited eleven cases which were inoperable and hopeless, for in three of these without radium to supplement the surgical work I should not have attempted any serious procedures. Of this number six are clinically cured. Truly, as Dr. Kelly savs: "Radium is the handmaid of surgery." Roentgen-ray Keratoses On Hand Of Roentgenologist Cured By Radium Sinclair Tousev, A.M., M.D.. Xew York. My own hands had long been disfigured by these growths which resulted from my Roentgen-ray work and which occasioned some anxiety from the fact that many of my acquaintances in this specialtv had developed fatal cancer from a similar origin. The lesions were of two types. Case exhibited before the New York RoentRen-Ray Society, Jan. 12, 1915, and the Surgical Section, New York Academy of Medicine, Feb. 5. 1915, and reported at the Western Section of the American RoentKen-Ray Society, ChicaKO, March 3, 1915 Reprinted from Journ. Am. Med. Assn. Auril 24th, 1 915, p. 1394. A very few were raised, almost pedunculated, healthy looking fleshy tumors with a black pigmented apex. About thirty others were exceedingly hard black lumps projecting slightly above the surface of the skin. The smaller ones of this type had a tendency to undergo spontaneous exfoliation about once a year, leaving a heaied surface somewhat depressed but surrounded by an indurated base. In a very few days a deposit of pigment granules would take place looking, under a magnifying glass, like particles of anthracite coal and in a week or two the black lump would have been renewed. The smaller lumps of this type could be curetted out at any time, leaving a dry, reddish, granular depression on which a similar growth was quickly reproduced. There were a few larger ones of this...
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  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236576713
  • 9781236576712