B. H. NICHOLS, M.D.
There is no more fertile field for the roentgenological study of pathological conditions than that presented by the upper right abdominal quadrant. It is the uncertainty which attends the diagnosis of lesions within this area that has for so long demanded the exploratory operation. This is well illustrated by the finding in a recent survey of the cases of hydronephrosis of the right kidney seen at the Cleveland Clinic that in thirty per cent of these cases an exploratory operation had previously been performed for a supposed gall-bladder lesion or other abdominal disorder. The time has now arrived, however, when
NICHOLS BH. Roentgenographical Aspects of the Differential Diagnosis of Disease of the Gall Bladder1. Ann Intern Med. ;1:92–95. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-2-92
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1927;1(2):92-95.
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