1900 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
jority of this great truss-bearing army are entitled to be cured. Dr. M. M. Johnson, closing-As regards restoring the normal layers if possible, I would say that in a large number of ventral hernia? following appendectomies there has been a long process of suppuration and drainage, often followed by a loss of tissue and atrophy, to the extent that all the lines of the normal layers are obliterated. It is in this class of eases that you must unite the parts en masse, as stated in my paper.
doi:10.1001/jama.1900.24620510012001c fatcat:av227kjfsbastkvtwsjks52ltq