Transactions of the American Urological Association Volume 3

Transactions of the American Urological Association 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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...case is of interest, because I think there is but one other examination recorded in the pre-exfoliative state. This was published by Margulies, in the Moscow Surgical Journal in 1904. He found the entire mucous membrane gangrenous, and performed a suprapubic cystotomy, removing the mucous, submucous and part of the muscular coat en masse. The recovery was good. Doubtless gangrene of the bladder in men is of more frequent occurrence than the number of reported cases would indicate. Besides Dr. Hagner's case, I have been able to find but twenty cases, eleven of which were fatal. The nine cases which recovered were all operated upon and have been reported during the more recent years. DR. G. S. WHITESIDE of Portland, Oregon: I am particularly interested in Dr. MacGowan's paper on hematuria, because I have recently had two cases similar to his. In one of those cases I removed the kidney because I found it impossible to stop a very severe hemorrhage from the renal substance after splitting the kidney, and the man was not in a condition to stand the loss of blood. In the other case, after splitting the kidney, I closed it up again without removing any part of it. The hemorrhage did not recur in the urine. Consequently I do not feel that we know positively that the hemorrhage in these cases comes from a hyperemic papilla. I think that if simply splitting the kidney and sewing it up again is going to cure the hemorrhage just as well as cutting out a papilla, it is preferable, on account of being a simpler operation. In regard to Dr. Hagner's case of regurgitation of fluid through a tubercular ureter, I repeat again what I have said at some previous meetings, that I believe in excision of the tuberculous ureter, in spite of the fact that I know the...show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236521048
  • 9781236521040