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Transactions Volume 61 (Paperback) Loot Price: R434
Discovery Miles 4 340
Transactions Volume 61 (Paperback): Books Group

Transactions Volume 61 (Paperback)

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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. 1910 Excerpt: ... SURGICAL ASPECTS OF ENTEROPTOSIS A. J. OCHSNER, M.D., LL.D Surgeon-in-Chlef of Angustana Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital; Professor of Clinical Surgery In the Medical Department of the University of Illinois, Chicago CHICAGO In order to obtain a useful and practical view of the surgical aspects of enteroptosis it seems important to refer at the outset to the causation and development and incidentally to prophylaxis. Since enteroptosis as a definite condition was brought forcibly to the attention of clinicians bv Glenard a quarter of a century ago, many careful observers have been convinced of the fact that patients who suffer from marked enteroptosis are as a rule congenitally deficient anatomically and that their deficiencies are constantly exaggerated during childhood and more especially in females during the increased physical and physiologic burdens of childbearing. Four years ago, R. R. Smith1 directed our attention to enteroptosis with special reference to body form; and recently Reynolds and Lovett have shown that the condition occurs in persons of peculiar postures whose bodies are not normally balanced when they are in the erect position. Round-shouldered patients with hollow backs, large pelves and small chests are especially well formed for the development of enteroptosis. This naturally suggests an important field for prophylaxis through careful orthopedic treatment, especially of young women and children. Reed and Robinson2 have observed gastroptosis in 37.6 per cent, of the tuberculous patients they had an opportunity to examine in a sanitarium. Personally I have observed a very large number of children under the age of 12 who came under my care for the treatment of hernia produced from excessive intra-abdominal pressure in whom there was a ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Books Group
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 136
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-35625-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-35625-6
Barcode: 9781154356250

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