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The stomach of any individual having a normal esophagus and n...
Eyes Hazy Sight
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Training For Motion
"IN every new movement, in every unknown attitude nee...
Esophagoscopy For Foreign Body
The following treatment will be found effective to heal less s...
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If the foreign body be not removed, the resulting chronic se...
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The destruction of the skin over any painful part, by means of...
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The Resort Treatment Of Chronic Heart Disease
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Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery
When soft, friable substances, such as a bolus of
meat, become impacted in the upper esophagus, the short mechanical
spoon (Fig. 30) used through the esophageal speculum is of great aid
in their removal. The blade in this instrument, as the name suggests,
is a spoon and is not fenestrated as is the safety-pin closer, which
if used for friable substances would allow them to slip through the
fenestration. A longer form for use through bronchoscopes and
esophagoscopes is shown in Fig. 36.
A laryngeal curette, cautery electrodes, cautery handle, and laryngeal
knife are illustrated in Fig. 34. The cautery is to be used with a
transformer, or a storage battery.
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