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October 18, 1924


JAMA. 1924;83(16):1258-1259. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02660160048021

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Gall Duct Surgery  The Paris surgeon Dr. Victor Pauchet has given some lectures in Madrid on surgery of the digestive tract. In the San José and Santa Adela Hospital and the surgical institution of the Red Cross, he also performed two resections of the stomach followed by jejunostomies, in one case for chronic ulcer and in the other for hour-glass stomach complicating ulcer.On the same day, he gave a lecture, illustrated by moving pictures on gall duct surgery and on the operation which he considers ideal for cancer of the rectum, before the Madrid Medical Society. After a few preliminary statements, he showed the different steps of the operation on the screen. The first pictures were taken from a textbook on surgical technic. After the audience had learned the fundamentals came the films made in Pauchet's service in the Saint Michel Hospital. He said that in cases of simple

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