Surgery of the upper abdomen, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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P. Blakiston, 1908
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Page 107 - The pain in the stomach disappears immediately after the operation. This is the invariable rule. The patient does not require to pay any further attention to the nature of his food.
Page 365 - ... the incision is made in the shape of a horseshoe. The sutures should be placed far enough apart to give ample room for the incision. The gastric arm of the incision is made through the stomach wall just inside the lowest point of the line of sutures, and is carried up to and through the pylorus and around into the duodenum, down to the corresponding point on the duodenal side. Hemorrhage is then stopped. It is well to excise as much as possible of the scar tissue upon either side of the incision...
Page 295 - ... vena cava. If we take into account the following advantages of gastrectomy as compared with gastro-enterostomy— that in the most competent hands its mortality is not greater, but is even less, than the mortality of gastro-enterostomy; that a prolongation of life for ten months longer than the period given by gastro-enterostomy is the rule; that the comfort...
Page 107 - The majority of practitioners do not sufficiently realize what brilliant results are to be obtained by operative means in chronic affections of the stomach commonly known as gastric catarrh. Not only can the numerous dangers of ulcerating affections of the stomach such as hemorrhage, perforation...
Page 36 - ... the production in the pyloric mucous membrane of a specific substance or hormone, which acts as a chemical messenger to all parts of the stomach, being absorbed into the blood and thence exciting the activity of the various secreting cells in the gastric glands.
Page 278 - But the pain and vomiting are not always present; and they vary greatly in their intensity, not only in different patients, but in the same patient at different times.
Page 364 - Then, after all the stitches have been placed and retracted, the incision is made in the shape of a horse-shoe. The sutures should be placed far enough apart to give ample room for the incision. The gastric arm of the incision is made through the stomach wall just inside the lowest point of the line of sutures, and is carried up to and through the pylorus, and around into the duodenum, down to the corresponding point on the duodenal side.
Page 364 - For this row I would recommend the use of the continuous suture, as it is more easily and quickly applied, and it can be reinforced after the stomach and duodenum have been incised. After the posterior line of sutures has been placed, an anterior row of mattress sutures is taken, which are not tied, but left long, in the manner indicated.
Page 146 - ... ketones is produced. The ether used must be free from peroxide. Poisonous Meat, Meat Poisoning, Ptomaine Poisoning. In the discussion of unsound meat in these pages the presence and detection of animal parasites are purposely not considered, since with the possible exception of inspection for trichinae the subject would be out of place in a work of this character. For complete information on the subject consult Ostertag: Handbuch der Fleischbeschau, or the English translation: Ostertag-Wilcox,...
Page 250 - The lungs contained eight or nine nodules, varying in size from that of a millet seed to that of a pea.

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