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Weekly Medical Review Volume 15 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,354 Discovery Miles 13 540
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 Excerpt: ...have, so far, fallen short of their purpose, then, as a logical sequence, the recurrence of cancer after excision would argue its constitutional origin, the correctness of which position I believe would be acceded to by but few students of the present day. It is, perhaps, far more reasonable to suppose that, even before there exists sufficient local disturbance to arrest the attention of the patient, the malign processes of disease have involved the structures adjacent to the point of origin to such extent as to render their lines of limitation impossible of decision by any means of investigation as yet instituted. Fifty Casks Of Ovariotomy. That the rate of mortality that was incident to ovariotomy twenty or thirty years ago has been most markedly reduced, no longer admits of question; for, on instituting a comparison between the results of the first series of fifty cases of completed ovariotomy per formed by Sir Spencer Wells, Dr. Keith, Thornton, Bantock and Tait, respectively, with similar series operated upon of late, it will be perceived that the mortality is more than a third less in their last series of fifty cases than in their first. And such an improvement in results not only finds application in the case of the gentlemen referred to, but is likewise accorded to all experienced operators of the present day. Hence any inquiry as to the causes which have led to this gratifying result, become at once invested with great interest, and lead to the hope that the prosecution of such inquiry may result in the further enhancement of woman's interest, by bringing still lower the rate of mortality attaching to ovariotomy. Regarded in this light the contribution of Skene Keith, incident to the report of his second series of fifty cases of ovariotomy, command...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 27mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 536
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-15120-6
Barcode: 9781130151206
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-15120-4

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