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Vaso-Renal Change Versus Bright's Disease (Paperback) Loot Price: R334
Discovery Miles 3 340
Vaso-Renal Change Versus Bright's Disease (Paperback): J. Milner Fothergill

Vaso-Renal Change Versus Bright's Disease (Paperback)

J. Milner Fothergill

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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: ... CHAPTER IV. MIDDLE STAGE. a. Diseases of the Vascular System: Palpitation--Angina Pectoris Vaso-motoria--Epistaxis--Atheroma--Aneurysm--Apoplexy--Gangrene. b. Changes in the Kidney: Interstitial Nephritis--Tube-casts--The Urine--Albuminuria--Glycosuria. c. Results of Toxic Blood: Uraemia--Secondary Inflammations--Gouty Asthma--Albuminuric Retinitis--Dupuytren's Contraction. Some Practical Points. The vaso-renal change pursues its way steadily along the lines laid down in the preceding chapter, for years, and usually many years; my strong impression being that it runs a slower course (perhaps from its being more amenable to treatment) in persons of the Norse type, than in those of the neurotic, or Arab type. In other words, from the point of view of the Insurance Office, the Norse type is the better life. As age advances, the neurotics seem to exhibit a tendency to take on the changes in the vascular system; and to add the dangers accruing therefrom to the troubles with which they are already familiar. Consequently, a single line of progress will now be adopted as being most in harmony with the actual clinical facts. We find (i) diseases connected with the vascular system; (2) changes in the kidney; and (3) diseases due to the vitiated condition of the blood, coming into view. And in this order will the troubles of the middle stage be discussed. Diseases of the Vascular System.--These can be subdivided into those due to spasm of the arterioles; and those due to the waxing rigidity of the arterial walls, in connection with the large left ventricle. The first section embraces rather disorders than diseases from a pathological point of view; but 'diseases' they certainly are, in the truest and original sense of the word, from a clinical point of view. They incl...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: J. Milner Fothergill
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-26137-3
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-26137-8
Barcode: 9781151261373

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