ALFRED W. ADSON, M.D.
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Sympathectomy in its various forms is growing in its field of usefulness as our knowledge of the physiology of the autonomic nervous system is increased. The altered function of this nervous system gives rise to and determines the course of many diseases; for, in addition to carrying afferent pain fibers, the autonomic nervous system influences blood flow, smooth muscle activity and glandular function. The correlation of disease with its anatomic and physiologic aspects may give rise to various opinions; hence, one should analyze carefully all facts before advocating or condemning the newer ideas concerning the disease and the method of
ADSON AW. The Results of Sympathectomy in the Treatment of Peripheral Vascular Diseases, Hirschsprung's Disease, and Cord Bladder*†. Ann Intern Med. 1933;6:1044–1068. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-6-8-1044
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(8):1044-1068.
Cardiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Urological Disorders.
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