|This is the debt I pay Just for one riotous day, Years of regret and grief. Sorrow without relief. Pay it I will to the end-- Until the grave, my friend, Gives me a true release-- Gives me the clasp of peace. Slight was the thing I ... Read more of The Debt at Martin Luther King.ca|| Informational|
This peculiar burning and distressed feeling at the stomach d...
Examination Of The Trachea And Bronchi
All bronchial orifices must be identified seriatim; because ...
The Tired Emphasis
"I AM so tired, so tired--I go to bed tired, I get up...
Food And Mental Power
Unsuitable or ill-cooked food has a most serious effect on the...
Continued coldness of the feet gives rise to many more serious...
These begin like warts, and in the earlier stages poulticing a...
Ulcerative lesions in the larynx during typhoid fever are al...
The cause of this is a nervous derangement of the internal org...
Fatigue, excessive heat, fright, loss of blood, hunger, etc., ...
Purple Spots On Skin
These arise first as small swellings. The swellings fall, and ...
Where Our Drinking Water Comes From
Water Contained in our Food is Pure. Seeing that five-sixths ...
Extraction Of Foreign Bodies From The Strictured Esophagus
Foreign bodies of relatively small size will lodge in a stri...
HOWEVER disagreeable other people may be,--however un...
Bronchoscopy should be done in all cases of chronic pulmonar...
Proper exercise for the brain is most important. But this is n...
Alkalis (eg Ammonia Soda Or Potash)
Give dilute vinegar, followed by white of egg. ...
See Children's Sleep. ...
This produces such serious deformity, and in many ways so inte...
Complete Recovery Of The Seriously Ill
Its a virtual certainty that to fully recover, a seriously il...
Benign Neoplasms Of The Esophagus
As a result of prolonged inflammation edematous polypi and gr...
Category: MALIGNANT DISEASE OF THE ESOPHAGUS
Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery
Pedunculated malignant growths are readily removed with
snare or punch forceps. Cure has resulted in one case of the author
following bronchoscopic removal of an endothelioma from the bronchus;
and a limited carcinoma of the bronchus has been reported cured by
bronchoscopic removal, with cauterization of the base. Most of the
cases, however, will be subjects for palliative tracheotomy and radium
therapy. It will be found necessary in many of the cases to employ the
author's long, cane-shaped tracheal cannula (Fig. 104, A), in order to
pipe the air down to one or both bronchi past the projecting neoplasm.
It has recently been demonstrated that following the intravenous
injection of a suspension of the insoluble salt, radium sulphate, that
the suspended particles are held in the capillaries of the lung for a
period of one year. Intravenous injections of a watery suspension, and
endobronchial injections of a suspension of radium sulphate in oil,
have had definite beneficial action. While as yet, no relatively
permanent cures of pulmonary malignancy have been obtained, the
amelioration and steady improvement noted in the technic of radium
therapy are so encouraging that every inoperable case should be thus
treated, if the disease is not in a hopelessly advanced stage.
In a case under the care of Dr. Robert M. Lukens at the Bronchoscopic
Clinic, a primary epithelioma of the trachea was retarded for 2 years
by the use of radium applied by Dr. William S. Newcomet,
radium-therapist, and Miss Katherine E. Schaeffer, technician.
Next: Malignant Disease Of The Esophagus
Previous: Bronchoscopy In Malignant Growths Of The Trachea