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September 1939

VASCULAR DISEASESA REVIEW OF SOME OF THE RECENT LITERATURE, WITH A CRITICAL REVIEW OF THE SURGICAL TREATMENT

Author Affiliations

CHICAGO

From the Department of Medicine of Northwestern University Medical School, the Department of Surgery of the University of Illinois College of Medicine and the Circulatory Group of St. Luke's Hospital.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1939;64(3):590-655. doi:10.1001/archinte.1939.00190030183014
Abstract

A REVIEW OF SOME OF THE RECENT LITERATURE 

By Dr. Scupham and Dr. Van Dellen  Many reports of academic and practical value have been published during the past year. We have endeavored, as far as possible, to include for consideration only those articles which contributed new information or those which seemed of importance because they supplemented or confirmed present beliefs. An attempt was also made to evaluate certain controversial data reported on related subjects by various authors. Considerable space has been devoted to hypertension because of the increasing interest in it shown by the numerous contributions on this subject.

PHYSIOLOGY  Grant and Holling1 made additional studies on the differences between the vascular responses of the proximal and the distal parts of the human limbs. Recent observations have revealed that while warming of the body provokes a large increase in blood flow and cutaneous temperature in the hands and feet,

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