C. WILMER WIRTS JR., M.D.
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It has often been stated that the enthusiasm which attends the introduction of a new therapeutic or diagnostic agent is short-lived unless that agent fulfills certain requirements. In general these requirements are safety, simplicity and ease of employment, and finally, results that are dependable and of value.
It is the purpose of this paper to report on these facts as they apply to gastroscopy performed with the Wolf-Schindler flexible gastroscope in the Bronchoscopic Department of the Jefferson Hospital. It is hoped that such an analysis, added to the rather large number of studies already made, will be of value in
WIRTS CW. AN ANALYSIS OF 200 PATIENTS EXAMINED GASTROSCOPICALLY*. Ann Intern Med. 1940;14:583–587. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-14-4-583
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(4):583-587.
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