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September 1935

PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASES: A REVIEW OF SOME OF THE RECENT LITERATURE WITH CRITICAL REVIEW OF SURGICAL TREATMENT

Author Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University; Assistant Attending Physician, St. Luke's Hospital, and Attending Physician, Cook County Hospital; Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Illinois, College of Medicine, and Associate Attending Surgeon, St. Luke's Hospital; CHICAGO

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1935;56(3):530-622. doi:10.1001/archinte.1935.00170010118007
Abstract

A REVIEW OF SOME OF THE RECENT LITERATURE By Dr. Scupham  The advances which have been made both in the understanding of the diseases of the blood vessels of the extremities and in their treatment are an example of what can be accomplished when interest is widely aroused in a particular subject.This interest not only has resulted in increased information concerning the diseases in question but has given rise to increased knowledge of the physiology of the autonomic nervous system and its relation to the circulation, as well as of the function, normal and abnormal, of so important a group of vessels as the capillaries. Earlier observations have been subjected to critical analysis with clarification of the concepts. Just as all diseases of the blood vessels were at one time included under the term arteriosclerosis and the inflammatory and spasmodic varieties, embolism and thrombosis, split off, so further clarification

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