Recent Literature Sixth Biennial Report of the State Board of Health of Maryland . Baltimore, 1886

1886 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
Dr. Richardson stated that he believed in operating as soon as possible after all attempts to dislodge the foreign body by means of the probang had failed. He "also emphasized the importance of doing the operation at one sitting. Dr. Cheever stated that, in his experience, a foreign body high up in the oesophagus could hardly be tolerated for a longer time than about three days, for by that time exhaustion or abscess would be pretty sure to occur, but that in case the body is lower down the
more » ... lower down the tube, the symptoms do not appear to be so urgent, and
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