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The duration of acute endocarditis varies greatly; it may be ...
Importance Of Noting The Central Point
From the above observations, it will be plain that, when we w...
Secondary Eliminations Are Disease
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Punctures Case Xi
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Lessons From Nutritional Anthropology
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The Surgical Dissection Of The Principal Bloodvessels And Nerves Of The Iliac And Femoral Regions
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The Rational Care Of Self
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Malignant Endocarditis Ulcerative Endocarditis
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From The Hygienic Dictionary
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Punctures Case Iv
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Demonstrations Of The Origin And Progress Of Inguinal Herniae In General
PLATE 41, Fig. 1.--When the serous spermatic tube is oblitera...
Rash Or Hives
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There is no absolute contraindication to careful esophagosco...
Punctures Case V
Mr. Cocking's son, aged 12, received a stab in the palm of th...
Removal Of Growth From The Laryngeal Ventricle
After exposing the larynx in the usual manner, if the head i...
Ulcers Case Xxx
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Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery
Foreign bodies in the pleural cavity should be immediately removed.
The esophageal speculum inserted through a small intercostal incision
makes an excellent pleuroscope, its spatular tip being of particular
value in moving the lung out of the way. This otherwise dark cavity is
thus brilliantly illuminated without the necessity of making a large
flap resection, an important factor in those cases in which there is
no infection present. The pleura and wound may be immediately closed
without drainage, if the pleura is not infected. Excessive plus
pressure or pus may require reopening. In one case in which the author
removed a foreign body by pleuroscopy, healing was by first intention
and the lung filled in a few days. Drainage tubes that have slipped up
into the empyemic cavity are foreign bodies. They are readily removed
with the retrograde esophagoscope even through the smallest fistula.
The aspirating canal keeps a clear field while searching for the
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