REPORT OF A CASE OF CHRONIC TUBERCULOUS PERITONITIS

H. W. McLAUTHLIN
1896 Journal of the American Medical Association  
ought to be done as a last resort to prolonging life, after repeated tappings collateral circulation was established and the patient lived three years. Paulus evidently approved of tapping and gives explicit directions as follows: "And it having been there shown that ascites alone falls under the province of surgery, we are now going to give an account of it.
doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430800009001c fatcat:7tubvwslqjfcbjsc2qkdhhklmm