Alcoholic diseases by Alexander Charles McleodAlcoholic diseases by Alexander Charles Mcleod

Alcoholic diseases

byAlexander Charles Mcleod

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER I. ON AN ENTERIC SECRETION OF BILE. /. Important distinction between Liver and all other Glands in its Blood-supply--Bile contrasted with Urine--Fallacy of any supposed Analogy between them--Portal System, its Relations considered--" Cholerized" Blood--Pathology of Scematemesis and Melcena--Hyper-Cholerization--Organs chiefly affected thereby,--//. Means of estimating the Biliary Secretion from aspect of Egesta but limited.--///. The Liver not Subsidiary to the Lungs.--IV, Results of Hyper-Cholerized Portal Blood--Constipation not a Result--True nature of Constipation, its Course, and natural Cure--Diarrhcea a Secondary Result.--V. On an Enteric Vicarious Secretion of Bile--Arguments in its favour--Serves to Explain various A nomalies in Pathology and Therapeutics--' A cholia"--If other Tissues can Secrete Bile, much more the Intestines--Sow a Purgative, or Cholagogue, Cures a Diarrhoea--Interpretation of Dark-green or Olive-coloured Bile in the Motions.--VI. Source of Enteric Bile--Rudimentary Position of Liver--Intestinal Glands in effect Rudimentary traces of Liver--Opinion of Abercrombie respecting "Bilious" Diarrhcea--Does the Pancreas ever secrete Bile?--Instances of Vicarious Secretion in Disease.--VII. Illustrative Cases. I. Though the physiological arrangement for the secretion of bile bears a common resemblance to that which obtains in other secreting organs, there is one secondary, but, at the same time, very striking difference that distinguishes the liver from every other glandular structure, consisting in the anomalous method by which, through the great portal system, it is supplied with blood. Hence it follows that, whatever general laws we may think fit to establish regarding the functions of these organs,...
Title:Alcoholic diseasesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217676758

ISBN - 13:9780217676755