0
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
ARTICLE |

DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA

STUART W. HARRINGTON, M.D.
Arch Surg. 1928;16(1):386-415. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1928.01140010390026.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

An increasing number of cases of diaphragmatic hernia are being recognized, and the condition is probably more common than even present records would indicate. The condition is of interest to the surgeon because operation is being performed in a larger number of cases with satisfactory results. Undoubtedly more cases will be considered surgical as the indications for surgical intervention and the technic of operative procedure become more definitely established.

Ambrose Paré is credited with having described the condition in 1610. He reported two cases of traumatic origin. Riverius reported a congenital case in 1698. Kirschbaum reviewed seventeen cases in 1755. Morgagni wrote a monograph on the subject in 1769. Sir Astley Cooper discussed the subject in 1824. Bowditch reviewed eighty-eight cases in the literature up to 1886. Ricolfi, in 1886, reported an operative cure of a stab wound of the diaphragm through which the omentum prolapsed. Naumann, in 1888, operated

Topics

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

Correspondence

CME
Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Submit a Comment

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();