Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You and Your Team.

Learn More →

THE RADICAL TREATMENT OF SPINA BIFIDA.

THE RADICAL TREATMENT OF SPINA BIFIDA. Considerable attention is being directed, of late, to the treatment of spina bifida (id est, hydrorrhachis) by means of excision of the sac of the tumor. This is distinctly a reversion to first principles, inasmuch as the operation is by no means a new one, and has for many years past been discountenanced by the authorities as unproductive of the best results. But, like many another surgical procedure that has long since been laid away on the shelf, it bids fair to be freed from its venerable dust and appear again with new lustre. There are times, no doubt, when we all wish we were surgeons to take our part in the mighty innovations of modern surgery which are so rapidly removing the opprobria of our art; but whether we are surgeons or not, we take a just pride in the promotion of medical science, and hail with pleasure every http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

THE RADICAL TREATMENT OF SPINA BIFIDA.

JAMA , Volume XIII (18) – Nov 2, 1889

THE RADICAL TREATMENT OF SPINA BIFIDA.

Abstract


Considerable attention is being directed, of late, to the treatment of spina bifida (id est, hydrorrhachis) by means of excision of the sac of the tumor. This is distinctly a reversion to first principles, inasmuch as the operation is by no means a new one, and has for many years past been discountenanced by the authorities as unproductive of the best results. But, like many another surgical procedure that has long since been laid away on the shelf, it bids fair to be freed from its...
Loading next page...
 
/lp/american-medical-association/the-radical-treatment-of-spina-bifida-aJcW4FpZb3
Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1889 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1889.02401140025005
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Considerable attention is being directed, of late, to the treatment of spina bifida (id est, hydrorrhachis) by means of excision of the sac of the tumor. This is distinctly a reversion to first principles, inasmuch as the operation is by no means a new one, and has for many years past been discountenanced by the authorities as unproductive of the best results. But, like many another surgical procedure that has long since been laid away on the shelf, it bids fair to be freed from its venerable dust and appear again with new lustre. There are times, no doubt, when we all wish we were surgeons to take our part in the mighty innovations of modern surgery which are so rapidly removing the opprobria of our art; but whether we are surgeons or not, we take a just pride in the promotion of medical science, and hail with pleasure every

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 2, 1889

There are no references for this article.