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Progress in Proctology.

Progress in Proctology. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The proceedings of the Third International Congress of Hedrologicum Conlegium held in Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, in October 1968 are presented in this volume. The preface helpfully indicates that hedrology is a newly coined synonym for proctology. The publication is a compendium of 60 papers on clinical proctology dealing with injuries, anal fistula, obstipation, incontinence, polyps, carcinoma, inflammatory disease, and diagnostic procedures. The majority of contributions are surgically oriented and are from two to four pages in length. Most papers are devoid of hard data and present a point of view about a surgical technique. No mention is made of even the most basic advances in the subspecialty such as cytology of fiberoptic techniques for diagnosis, the newer concepts of diverticular disease, or the important recent advances in our understanding of sphincteric mechanisms. Newer advances in our understanding of immune mechanisms and enteric flora are conspicuously absent. On the positive side, there http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Progress in Proctology.

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The proceedings of the Third International Congress of Hedrologicum Conlegium held in Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, in October 1968 are presented in this volume. The preface helpfully indicates that hedrology is a newly coined synonym for proctology. The publication is a compendium of 60 papers on clinical proctology dealing with injuries, anal fistula,...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1970 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9926
eISSN
1538-3679
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1970.00310100153035
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The proceedings of the Third International Congress of Hedrologicum Conlegium held in Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, in October 1968 are presented in this volume. The preface helpfully indicates that hedrology is a newly coined synonym for proctology. The publication is a compendium of 60 papers on clinical proctology dealing with injuries, anal fistula, obstipation, incontinence, polyps, carcinoma, inflammatory disease, and diagnostic procedures. The majority of contributions are surgically oriented and are from two to four pages in length. Most papers are devoid of hard data and present a point of view about a surgical technique. No mention is made of even the most basic advances in the subspecialty such as cytology of fiberoptic techniques for diagnosis, the newer concepts of diverticular disease, or the important recent advances in our understanding of sphincteric mechanisms. Newer advances in our understanding of immune mechanisms and enteric flora are conspicuously absent. On the positive side, there

Journal

Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 1, 1970

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