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October 30, 1897

Rapidly Performed Pyloroplasty.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(18):923. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440440049014

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Rochester, Minn., Oct. 18, 1897.

To the Editor:  —My article on "Cicatricial Stenosis and Valve Formation as a Cause of Pyloric Obstruction, with a Report of Five Cases Relieved by Operation," published in the Journal Oct. 16, 1897, contains three cuts of a method of rapidly performing pyloroplasty which add largely to the interest of the publication.These cuts were furnished me by Dr. A. J. Ochsner of Chicago and represent a method original with him, and not with myself, as would appear. The proofs which I examined did not contain the diagrams and by some oversight their source was not properly acknowledged.Very truly yours,

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