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100 Years Ago in the Archives
October 2001

A look at the past . . .

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Copyright 2001 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2001

Arch Ophthalmol. 2001;119(10):1436. doi:10.1001/archopht.119.10.1436

Glaucoma and Sympathectomy

JONNESCO commends anew the resection of the superior cervical ganglion in the radical treatment of glaucoma. Amongst 22 patients so operated, a permanent marked improvement was obtained in 20, and in 2 cases only was there no result.

Reference: Berger E. Report of the Ophthalmological Section of the 13th International Medical Congress in Paris, August 2-9, 1900. Arch Ophthalmol. 1901;30:195.