A.M.A. Archives of Otolaryngology

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ISSN : 0096-6894
Published by: Rockefeller University Press (10.1001)
Total articles ≅ 199
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O Bergstrom, H Diamant
Published: 1 April 1960
A.M.A. Archives of Otolaryngology, Volume 71

Published: 1 March 1960
A.M.A. Archives of Otolaryngology, Volume 71

I Greenwald
Published: 1 November 1959
A.M.A. Archives of Otolaryngology, Volume 70

H S Friedman
Published: 1 October 1959
A.M.A. Archives of Otolaryngology, Volume 70

E P Fowler
Published: 1 July 1959
A.M.A. Archives of Otolaryngology, Volume 70

D M Aviado, A L Wnuck, E S De Beer
Published: 1 May 1959
A.M.A. Archives of Otolaryngology, Volume 69

G M Coates
Published: 1 March 1959
A.M.A. Archives of Otolaryngology, Volume 69

H C King, J F Cline
Published: 1 June 1958
A.M.A. Archives of Otolaryngology, Volume 67

Mahmoud Kamal Muftie
A.M.A. Archives of Otolaryngology, Volume 67, pp 542-545; https://doi.org/10.1001/archotol.1958.00730010556007

Abstract:
The preoperative treatment for preventive hemostatis consists of supplying to the patient all necessary factors playing a role in blood clotting, and capillary retraction. Calcium salts, vitamin K preparations, different preparations of thromboplastin, blood transfusion, etc., are most commonly used. Vascular retraction and elasticity factors, such as vitamin C and P are also indicated in patients suffering from vascular rigidity and fragility. In minor and less extensive operations in otorhinolaryngology, if local anesthesia used, the epinephrine and epinephrine-like substances produce the necessary ischemia of the operative field. Even if the vasoconstrictor activity stops during operation, a local application of epinephrine is indicated. The disturbing element in this case is the reflex hyperemia which starts after epinephrine action is arrested. Local application of different preparations containing thromboplastin help very much in obtaining a dry field, and prevent blood loss in cases of diffuse bleeding. Unfortunately there are few indications as to
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