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A TRIUMPH OF MEDICAID SKlr

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A TRIUMPH OF MEDICAID SKlr Dr. Foulis, of Glasgow, exhibited ip the I Society of London at their meeting a remarkable application by him of an rfti«ciaP James Houston, a cloth-worker, 29 y^r8 °yX' native of Campsea, near Glasgow, ball a in#> sarcomatous tumour in his larynx which ob«*n respiration. It had twice been remov< £ v 1 g the larynx and taking it out, but it 1 from its malignant character would PTT death if the operation which Dr. Fo^is had not been performed. The lary»x entirely taken out and an artificial' one ] tuted. The patient was produced at the roe0VoI the Medical Society he conversed with lhe "pL and read to the meeting a passage frorttthe- r* book. The operation of removing the larynx w« performed by Billroth, of Vienna, in 1813, at first attempt at supplying a new larynx w»s Billroth's patient by Gussenbour, whose £ l1 strument was shown at the meeting. The instrl now worn by James Houston is an iuiproV! of Gussenbour's by Dr. Irvine, of Glasgow.? is the first time the operation has "ecn formed, in England. It has been ten toes on the Continent with varying success- Y present is the most successful ease, th* being in better health than he had experiment many months. The deliberate and careful man which the operation was performed in this case | bably accounts for the successful result. Oa taken to introduce a tube into the wind-pipe as I as it was cut across, and below the seat of that no blood could get into the lungs during? further steps of the operation. Dr. Foulis thus ample time to thoroughly accomplish the removal the larynx. The whole operation occupied 2i ho the patient being under the influence of chlorofJ Recovery has been uninterrupted, and there! no appearance whatever of recurrence. The 4 is quite fit for light office work. The larynx s| plied to him consists of two tubes, one of which gj downwards to the trachea and the other upwajj to the mouth. The patient can talk in a whist without these tubes, but when a reed-plate slipped into a groove in the lower tube a resona sound is produced which is modulated into lettl and words by the mouth. The articulation with without reeds is perfect. The reeds are made metal, vulcanite, ivory, horn, &c., and the patie himself is fond of making reeds which give his va new and surprising tonea. The voice is a monotoi varying in timbre according to the reed used. I sound-waves of the patient's voice on Kcenig's tnir' are similar to those of other voices, as was sho by Mr. Ward with the mirror lent by Mr. Sp tiswoode at the meeting of the Medical Soci, Dr. George Buchanan, who was in the chair on tI occasion, Dr. B. W. Richardson, Professor List and others spoke very warmly of the results achievl

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