Urinary And Renal Derangements And Calculous Disorders; Hints On Diagnosis And Treatment

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byLionel Smith Beale

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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.1885 Excerpt: ... cases the calculus consisted respectively of uric acid and oxalate of lime. Mr. Southam thinks that the fracture must have resulted from the development of gas within the calculus itself, possibly in consequence of the decomposition of the animal matter of the calculus. This view is supported by specimens in the Dupuytren Museum, in which the fracture is limited to the internal portion of the stones, the outer layers being intact. Mr. Southam has kindly allowed me to have copies taken of his drawings, and to publish them in " Kidney Diseases, Urinary Deposits, and Calculous Disorders," PI. Ill, Figs. 16 to 20. OF THE REMOVAL OF A STONE FROM THE KIDNEY BY OPERATION, AND OF THE REMOVAL OF ONE KIDNEY--NEPHROTOMY AND NEPHRECTOMY. A stone may be removed from the kidney by operation without extirpation of the kidney itself. Some of the cases in which this operation of nephrotomy has been performed have done remarkably well, and there can be no doubt that the antiseptic treatment has been the means of establishing this among a considerable number of serious operations which could not have been undertaken by the surgeon before he had the advantage of the new proceeding, without such serious risk to life as to render them unjustifiable. During the last few years many operations on the kidney have been performed here and on the Continent. A number of these have been successful, and the operation is now included, I believe, by many distinguished surgeons, in the ever-increasing list of operations which ought to be performed for the relief of sufferers. It is, however, obvious that so formidable an operation as cutting down upon the kidney from the loin, or from the anterior surface of the abdomen, should not be thought of unless the evidence of the presence of a stone...

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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.1885 Excerpt: ... cases the calculus consisted respectively of uric acid and oxalate of lime. Mr. Southam thinks that the fracture must have resul...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021765424X

ISBN - 13:9780217654241

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