The London Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 5

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Page 337 - ... intervene between the upper surface of the rectum and the under surface of the anterior and middle portions of the membranous part of the urethra. This is to be done by a straight, blunt-backed, narrow, sharppointed bistoury, fixed in its handle; and there are two ways of commencing the operation: the first, when the obstacle is behind the bulb and the external parts are not diseased, may be done by a straight incision, in a perpendicular direction...
Page 354 - I have not money enough for gunpowder," are well known. These difficulties were, however, overcome, and on the recommendation of a committee of the House of Commons, appointed to inquire into the...
Page 66 - The Principles and Practice of Obstetric Medicine ; in a Series of Systematic Dissertations on Midwifery, and on the Diseases of Women and Children.
Page 417 - Weber, for the detachment of adhesions passing between the pupillary margin of the iris and the capsule of the lens.
Page 337 - ... operation may always be done if the surgeon is well acquainted with the anatomy of the parts; but if he is not, or they are very much hardened, and consequently unyielding, a transverse, curved, or crescentic incision should be made across the perineum, the centre of which corresponds with the raphe, and is one quarter of an inch above the verge of the anus, or as near that distance as may be, with due respect to the rectum. This gives room, and allows the parts to be separated as much as they...
Page 39 - Journ.,' vol. iv, p. 6). Apis is reported to act well in American epidemics : I have myself given it occasionally without manifest effect. Apocynum and Colchicum, also, are medicines that have been suggested, — on grounds more or less theoretical. I shall return to this subject when I come to speak of renal disease. I may dismiss briefly the other sequelae of scarlatina.
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Page 182 - Certificates of attendance on three Courses of Lectures on Anatomy and Physiology, three Courses of Lectures on the Theory and Practice of Surgery, and...
Page 337 - ... rectum and the urethra placed above it. The two parts form two sides of a triangle, the apex of which is the prostate, the base the external skin. It is within the two lines of the triangle that the operation is to be done. The surgeon, taking the catheter in his right hand, whilst the fore-finger of the left is applied to the upper surface of the rectum, moves the point upwards and downwards, so as to communicate with the fore-finger of the left hand, and to convey to it a knowledge of the situation...
Page 67 - The puHctiform melanosis, in which the black colouring matter appears in the shape of minute points or dots, cither grouped together in a small space, or scattered irregularly over a considerable extent of surface. These appearances are most frequently...

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