The Journal of Laryngology, Rhinology, and Otology, Volume 15

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Adlard & Son and West Newman, Limited, 1900 - Larynx

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Page 52 - The treatment consisted of evacuating the pale green, gelatinous contents, and injecting a few drops of a 5 per cent, solution of carbolic acid in glycerine and water.
Page 184 - Kkinology and Otology, under whose auspices the Directory is published, to allow no name to be inserted in the British list for which sanction has not been given in writing, at once explains some omissions and criticisms. The editors, whilst desirous of making the Directory as complete as possible, consider it best to adhere to this course. It is therefore hoped that all engaged in the practice of Laryngoloy, Rhinology and Otology will assist as far as possible in making this useful work complete,"...
Page 146 - Cottingham as Scrutineers of the Ballot for the Election of Officers and Council for the ensuing year.
Page 249 - ... that the efficacy of the serum treatment is in direct ratio to the length of time which has elapsed between the onset of the disease, and the first injection of the serum.
Page 189 - By a little careful manipulation the graft is made to cover and lie flat against — 1. The anterior wall of the cavity formed internally by the anterior boundary of the tympanum and attic, and externally by the anterior wall of the enlarged osseous meatus. 2. The anterior part of the roof of the cavity formed by the tegmen tympani and the superior wall of the enlarged osseous meatus. 3. The inner wall of the attic and tympanum. 4. The tegmen antri. 5. The ridge formed by the Fallopian aqueduct.
Page 177 - ... cavity from faulty drainage or to the formation of a new abscess in another part of the same lobe. In the cerebellum it is by no means infrequent to have a second or even a third abscess. Instead of concentrating the attention on the original site of abscess, the new symptoms, such as high temperature, rapid irregular pulse, screaming fits, retraction of head, general twitchings, vomiting, drowsiness, etc., may suggest conditions such as meningitis or acute distention of the ventricles which...
Page 522 - A Plea for early naked-eye diagnosis and removal of the entire organ with the neighbouring area of possible lymphatic infection in cancer of the larynx.
Page 525 - I would urge against removal of tissue for examination (especially when done through the natural passages) are: (1) it subjects the patient at once to the dangers of autoinfection at the point of incision and to metastasis elsewhere ; (2) it stimulates the local growth of the cancer; and (3), finally, the method is often inconclusive, misleading, and sometimes practically impossible.
Page 25 - Summary: 1. The facial canal lies altogether in front of the mastoid process and a drill sent straight in from any point on the surface of the latter cannot injure the nerve. 2. Measured from the point b the facial nerve is in 43.3 per cent of the cases more superficial than the external semi-circular canal.
Page 522 - ... three principal methods of diagnosis in laryngeal cancer. These are, in the order of their practical usefulness and importance : 1. The naked-eye method, or diagnosis by direct inspection, supplemented by clinical phenomena. 2. Thyrotomy. 3. The microscope. Of the three methods, the second is often included in, and therefore ancillary to, the first.

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