TREATMENT OF SARCOMA OF THE NASOPHARYNX BY INJECTIONS OF ADRENALIN
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
and he has been gratified to find how rapidly the ulcération disappeared after rest was given to the bowel below by the colostomy and also the benefit derived from irrigation through the colostomy. He believes that very great benefit would accrue from taking advantage of the appendix in the manner indicated by Dr. Tuttle. He asked Dr. Tuttle whether or not this treatment would be advisable in cases of intractable ulcération in the rectum itself, and if irrigations through the appendix would not
... appendix would not bring on violent peristalsis. Dr. MacMillan thinks that the liquid might accumulate in the colon and induce a very violent peristalsis. He also asked how the opening was closed. Dr. J. P. Lord, Omaha, stated that Dr. Summers, of Omaha, said he had done enterostomy by the Kader method of gastrostomy and has extended it to these cases for irrigation. It has not the disadvantages connected with using the appendix for this purpose, and one can readily imagine that the appendix might be unfit for this purpose. After the granulations have formed two or three days the catheter may be moved and reintroduced daily with safety and the irrigations made, and as soon as one ceases to introduce the catheter the sinus closes. Dr. Lord suggested that this method is, perhaps, to be preferred to the one proposed by Dr. Tuttle.