The Use of Bismuth Paste in Chronic Suppurations


metal or glass syringe with a longish curved nozzle into the sinus. It must be injected with gentle steady fores and it is important that the remotest part of the channels should be filled with the paste. This can only be accomplished by slow steady injection of sufficiently soft paste. When injected the paste rapidly congeals and remains in the tissues long enough for a skiagram to be taken. This skiagram reveals the ramifications of the sinuses in a remarkable way and I pass round several showing this. In one case a sinus opening over the hip was unexpectedly found to come from the kidney (Bech). Sterioscopic skiagrams show up the position and depth of the sinus outlined l>y the paste much better. The diagnosis thus obtained is of course infinitely more certain

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@inproceedings{Maynard2016TheUO, title={The Use of Bismuth Paste in Chronic Suppurations}, author={F. P. Maynard}, booktitle={The Indian medical gazette}, year={2016} }