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1903 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
by the non-occurrence of a ventral hernia. The view of Wolff in regard to tension from meteorismus, or in fact intraabdominal tension from any cause, as a reason for subcutaneous separation of an abdominal wound, seems plausible ; but one fails to see how wound drainage would control the detention of an intestine by gas formation.
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