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April 1917

ROENTGENOGRAPHY OF THE LUNGS: ROENTGENOGRAPHIC STUDIES IN LIVING ANIMALS AFTER INTRATRACHEAL INJECTION OF IODOFORM EMULSION

Author Affiliations

BALTIMORE; MINNEAPOLIS

From the Medical Clinic and Roentgen Department of the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1917;XIX(4):538-549. doi:10.1001/archinte.1917.00080230041005
Abstract

During the past thirty-two years, Rosenberg's1 method of treating laryngeal and pulmonary tuberculosis by means of intratracheal injections of medicinal agents has been used to a rather limited extent only. In 1886, Sehrwald,2 injecting into the trachea by "percutaneous punctures," showed that 10 to 20 c.c. of a mixture of olive oil and menthol could be thus injected without discomfort to the patient. Campbell3 reported on the successful use of this method of treatment in 1895, describing cases in which he had injected as much as 100 c.c. of the oil-menthol mixture in twenty-four hours. The amount used by him at a single injection was usually 10 to 15 c.c. The results of this mode of treatment have not been sufficiently brilliant to obscure its possible dangers, and the method has not been employed extensively. The recent work of Auer and Gates4 on the

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