New Orleans Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 71

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Louisiana State Medical Society, 1919 - Medicine
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Page 20 - Every position must be held to the last man; there must be no retirement. With our backs to the wall, and believing in the justice of our cause, each one of us must fight on to the- end. The safety of our homes and the freedom of mankind depend alike upon the conduct of each one of us at this critical moment.
Page 363 - ... pain and tenderness in the right hypochondriac region, with or without jaundice, with or without symptoms of biliary colic are in themselves ample justification for operative exploration of the gall-bladder and ducts. 10. Cholelithiasis is a surgical disease; it calls for operative relief. Medical measures in this disease are merely palliative; appropriate surgical measures are curative. 11. Gall-stone disease in itself is never an indication for the artificial termination of pregnancy. 12. Whenever,...
Page 362 - Gall-stone disease occurs with far greater frequency in women than in men ; with far greater frequency in women that have borne children than in women that have remained sterile. Its period of greatest incidence is the childbearing period. 2. Gall-stone disease, alone or associated with one or more other related or non-related pathological states, not uncommonly complicates a pregnancy otherwise normal or abnormal. 3. The first manifestations of cholelithiasis may date from the existing gestation...
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Page 351 - In the individual case, one, two or all of these three favoring influences may be operative : (a) Conditions associated with, favoring or causing biliary stasis. (b) Inflammatory states of the biliary tract, primary or secondary to local disease or to some general febrile state. (c) Regimens or diatheses favoring or causing hypercholesterinemia. Cholesterin, the principal component of gall-stones, is derived from the bile. Simple bile-stasis can, through the precipitation of cholesterin, lead to...
Page 363 - Whenever, for some cause or other, the abdomen is opened, in women of the child-bearing age or past the childbearing period; the gall-bladder and larger bile ducts should be examined if it can be done: a. without or with only slight traumatizing of the tissues; b.
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Page 354 - In many of the cases, where numerous, the calculi were pea-sized. Gall-stones usually develop in the gall-bladder, rarely in any other portion of the biliary tract. In their wandering, they may lodge in the hepatic duct, in the cystic duct, including the ampulla of Vater. Stones may precede the presence of inflammatory changes in the gall-bladder, may be associated with and be the cause or effect of inflammation, slight, moderate, or severe.

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