Original communication| Volume 18, ISSUE 5, P562-568, November 1945

Closure of duodenal fistula

A new technique
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        1. In large avulsing wounds of the posterior lateral abdominal wall the utilization of the mesentery of the colon may provide a satisfactory reconstruction.
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        2. With the loss of one kidney and adrenal gland plus severe abdominal trauma, limitations of salt intake according to Coller's new concept is apparently beneficial.
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        3. The temporary closure of a wound in the posterior lateral wall of the second portion of the duodenum may be effected by the use of a T tube and elliptical piece of rubber inner tubing.
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        4. The United States Army has provided facilities for extensive laboratory studies even in remote areas of Burma.
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