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FORTY-SIXTH REPORT OF PROGRESS IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY

PHILIP D. WILSON, M.D.; LLOYD T. BROWN, M.D.; M. N. SMITH-PETERSEN, M.D.; JOHN G. KUHNS, M.D.; EDWIN F. CAVE, M.D.; RALPH K. GHORMLEY, M.D.; MURRAY S. DANFORTH, M.D.; GEORGE PERKINS; ARTHUR VAN DESSEL, M.D.; C. HERMANN BUCHOLZ, M.D.
Arch Surg. 1932;24(2):325-338. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1932.01160140157009.
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SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM 

Sympathetic Ramisection.  —Royle26 made a study of the results obtained by the operation of sympathetic ramisection, basing his conclusions on a questionnaire sent to each of his patients, to which he received 126 replies, and on his records of the remainder of the 600 patients on whom he had performed the operation. There were three deaths, giving a mortality rate of 0.5 per cent. He tabulated the results according to the patients' answers as follows:Congenital spastic paraplegia. Some benefit was obtained in 88 per cent of all patients, and good or excellent results in 75.6 per cent.Congenital spastic hemiplegia. Some benefit was obtained in 97 per cent, and excellent or good results in 71.4 per cent.Congenital spastic chorea. Some benefit was obtained in 100 per cent, and excellent or good results in 70 per cent.Acquired spastic hemiplegia. Some benefit was obtained in

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