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dc.contributor.authorAllan, J. D.en
dc.date.accessioned2018-01-31T11:24:34Z
dc.date.available2018-01-31T11:24:34Z
dc.date.issued1940en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1842/26923
dc.description.abstracten
dc.description.abstractIt may be said that the past decade has witnessed striking changes in the attitude of the physician to the patient afflicted with peripheral arterial disease.en
dc.description.abstractFormerly, such a patient was considered a victim of a hopeless and incurable malady, condemned to operation, institutional life, and a slow death. It was not uncommon to see men in the prime of life severely mutilated by amputation performed as a prophylactic measure. The medical profession is indebted to such men as Maurice Raynaud, Weir Mitchell, and Leo Buerger for their classical description of certain peripheral vascular diseases. pith their advent came classification and differentiation of the various forms of peripheral vascular disease and afterwards gradually the evolution of treatment other than amputation.en
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this essay then is to review such treatment in the li ht of present-day experience. Particular reference is made to the form of therapy known as intermittent venous occlusion.en
dc.description.abstract1. A review has been given of the historical development of the medical treatment of obstructive vascular disease.en
dc.description.abstract2. An evaluation of different forms of therapy has been considered.en
dc.description.abstract3. In an investigation on the most recent form of treatment it has been established that though the basis on which tais treatment ress is sound the explanation of the mode of action is not sound.en
dc.description.abstract4. An explanation of the mode of action is offered.en
dc.description.abstract5. Suggestions for a better method of treatment of obstructive vascular disease have been advanced.en
dc.publisherThe University of Edinburghen
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dc.subjectAnnexe Thesis Digitisation Project 2017 Block 15en
dc.title[Review of treatments for peripheral vascular disease]en
dc.typeThesis or Dissertationen
dc.type.qualificationlevelDoctoralen
dc.type.qualificationnamePhD Doctor of Philosophyen


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