Transactions of the Association of American Physicians Volume . 3

Transactions of the Association of American Physicians 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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...were made under my direction. All examinations were made in the same way, and a uniform method was pursued in preparing and staining the microscopical sections. In eight cases a microscopical examination of the kidneys, heart, and vessels of the brain was made. In thirty-two cases the examination was limited to the kidneys and heart. An analysis of these cases readily groups them, according to features described more or less minutely, as follows: 1. In eleven cases the vaso-renal changes seemed confined to the adventitia. It is true that frequently no sharp line of demarcation can be demonstrated between the external coat of the vessels and the interstitial sustentacular tissue of organs, and this is especially true of the arcade arteries of the kidney. The smaller vascular branches do not present the same difficulty. No case has been placed under this head except those in which the line appears well established in consequence of the difference in the age of the respective tissues. 2. In twelve cases the intima alone was involved. 3. Especial reference has been made in five instances of thickening of the muscular media of the smaller vessels or renal arterioles. 4. In six cases the vascular lesions were not accompanied by changes in the glandular structure of the kidneys. 5. In four cases there were the tubular changes of parenchymatous nephritis with little change in the vessels. 6. In ten cases the changes were mainly in the connective tissue stroma and the adventitia of the vessels. 7. There were twenty-four cases in which the cardiac walls were thickened, and twenty-nine in which the heart muscle had undergone some form of degeneration; three cases exhibited no degenerative change in the cardiac muscle in connection with hypertrophy of the...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236633482
  • 9781236633484