The Influence of the Sympathetic Nervous System in the Genesis of the Rigidity of Striated Muscle in Spastic Paralysis. & The Treatment of Spastic Paralysis by Sympathetic Ramisection.
Place Published: Chicago
Date Published: 1924
Description: Illustrated. 23 pages (pp. 721-743) IN: Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol. 39, no. 6. 4to, modern wrappers. Chicago, 1924. First edition. Whole number offered entire.
Comments: Hunter believed in the sympathetic innervation of skeletal muscle and on this assumption devised the technique of sympathetic ramisection carried out by Royle. GM 4893. ALSO INCLUDED: Royle, Norman D. The Treatment of Spastic Paralysis by Sympathetic Ramisection. Illustrated 20 pages (pp. 701-720). GM 4894. The mechanism of tonus was allocated to the sympathetic nerve supply by Boeke (1913) and by Hunter & Royle (experimental ramisectomy, 1924-5) but surgical applications of the latter procedure have not been uniformly successful. (Garrison).Binding: paperback
Book ID: 8461