PAUL H. NOTH, M.D.; DWIGHT L. WILBUR, M.D., F.A.C.P.
For a long time clinicians and surgeons have appreciated the fact that a close relationship exists between loss of gastric and duodenal content by vomiting or through a fistula and changes in the chemical composition of the plasma of the blood. The importance of recognizing these changes in patients suffering from pyloric obstruction in whom surgical treatment is to be carried out has been amply proved by the reduction in mortality which has followed adequate preoperative preparation of patients. While the mechanisms leading to some of the chemical changes, for example, elevation of the values for urea content of the
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
NOTH PH, WILBUR DL. CHEMICAL CHANGES IN THE BLOOD OF PATIENTS WITH PYLORIC OBSTRUCTION(CHEMICAL CHANGES IN THE BLOOD OF PATIENTS WITH PYLORIC OBSTRUCTION*). Ann Intern Med. 1940;13:1285–1296. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-8-1285
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;13(8):1285-1296.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only