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INJECTION OF HOT SODIUM CHLORID SOLUTION IN TREATMENT OF VARICOSE VEINS

F. W. KAPPELMAN, M.D.
JAMA. 1919;72(17):1216-1217. doi:10.1001/jama.1919.02610170018006.
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I realize fully the responsibility of applying a new surgical method to the treatment of a given malady, particularly when such a method is entirely unsupported by any authority in medical history, so far as I have been able to learn; and also in view of the fact that I received no encouragement at the outset from those of the medical profession whom I deemed some of the best authorities on surgery in the city, and to whom I appealed for suggestions. Their answers were like this: "Your patient will possibly wake up dead with a lung embolism," or "You will most likely get a muscle sloughing," or "The solution will cool too much in passing through the tube to accomplish the desired result." Another looked at me and asked where I got the idea. When I told him it was my own, he turned on his heel, and with

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