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Archives of Surgery
Dogs were used in all the experiments because of the similarity of the anatomy, and particularly of the physiology and blood supply to those of man. Each surgical procedure was carried out with the strictest observance of aseptic technic identical with that used on man. The dogs were anesthetized with ether, the abdomen shaved, and thoroughly cleansed with alcohol and benzin and two applications of 10 per cent, iodin. A straight upper right rectus incision was made in order to permit abdominaldoi:10.1001/archsurg.1921.01110060144009 fatcat:gqmoq35tindo3nu4w6biqjkw6a