HISTORY SUBSEQUENT TO OPERATION.
The subsequent career of this patient after the operation was marked by many incidents which delayed his convalescence and caused us much anxiety as to the ultimate fate of his arm, but never gave us serious apprehensions as to his ultimate recovery.Some idea may be obtained of the tediousness of his convalescence by noting that he was admitted to the hospital on September 8 (fifth day after the injury), was operated on September 13 (ninth day), and was discharged Nov. 12, 1900 (sixty-first day), and even then his arm had not healed, and he was not entirely discharged by Dr. Power at his home until April 19, 1901 (158 days after leaving the sanitarium), when he discarded his last dressings. He was, therefore, under treatment a little over seven months from the date of the operation. It is just to state that this delay in
MATAS R. TRAUMATIC ARTERIO-VENOUS ANEURYSMS OF THE SUBCLAVIAN VESSELS, WITH AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF FIFTEEN REPORTED CASES, INCLUDING ONE OPERATED UPON.. JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(4):242-247. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.62480040028001i