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Anorectal physiology

Henry Kwok and Rowan Collinson.

in Pelvic Floor Disorders for the Colorectal Surgeon

October 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colorectal Surgery; Physiology. 6789 words.

Chapter 3 discusses the anorectum, which is responsible for the control of defaecation and maintenance of continence. Proper function requires integration of the pelvic floor, rectal...

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Barry, Sir David (1780–1835), army surgeon and physiologist

C. S. Breathnach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 753 words.

Barry, Sir David (1780–1835), army surgeon and physiologist, was born on 12 March 1780 in co. Roscommon, Ireland. After showing early talent in classics and mathematics, he eventually...

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Bell, Sir Charles (1774–1842), physiologist and surgeon

L. S. Jacyna.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Surgery. 2979 words.

Bell, Sir Charles (1774–1842), physiologist and surgeon, the youngest of the six children of William Bell (1704–1779), an Episcopal clergyman, and his wife, Margaret Morrice, the daughter...

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Brodie, Sir Benjamin Collins, first baronet (1783–1862), physiologist and surgeon

W. H. Brock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Surgery. 2383 words.

Brodie, Sir Benjamin Collins, first baronet (1783–1862), physiologist and surgeon, was born on 8 June 1783 at Winterslow, Wiltshire, the fourth child and third son of Peter Bellinger Brodie...

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Curtis, John Green

James A. Marcum.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery; Physiology; Medicine and Health. 1003 words.

Curtis, John Green (29 October 1844–20 September 1913), physiologist, surgeon, and medical educator, was born in New York City, the son of George Curtis, president of the Continental Bank,...

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Dragstedt, Lester Reynold

John Landor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery; Physiology. 1368 words.

Dragstedt, Lester Reynold (02 October 1893–16 July 1975), physiologist and surgeon, was born in Anaconda, Montana, the son of John Albert Dragstedt, the foreman of an industrial blacksmith...

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Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery

Edited by M. Asif Chaudry, Sri G. Thrumurthy and Muntzer Mughal.

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Surgery; Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery; Preclinical Medicine; Physiology; Surgical Skills; Histopathology; Peri-operative Care; Surgical Oncology; Bariatric Surgery; Critical Care. 368 pages.

Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery serves as a detailed, evidence-based guide to benign and malignant oesophageal and gastric surgery, covering in a practical and accessible manner the myriad...

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Haighton, John (c. 1755–1823), surgeon and physiologist

G. T. Bettany.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Surgery. 458 words.

Haighton, John (c. 1755–1823), surgeon and physiologist, was born in Lancashire. After studying under Joseph Else at St Thomas's Hospital, London, he became a surgeon to the guards, but...

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Horsley, Sir Victor Alexander Haden (1857–1916), physiologist and surgeon

Stephen Paget.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Surgery. 1304 words.

Horsley, Sir Victor Alexander Haden (1857–1916), physiologist and surgeon, was born in 2 Tor Villas, Campden Hill, Kensington, London, on 14 April 1857, the son of John Callcott Horsley...

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Oesophageal physiology, clinical evaluation of oesophageal motility disorders, and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

M. Asif Chaudry, Sri G. Thrumurthy and Muntzer Mughal.

in Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery; Physiology. 8584 words.

This chapter expands on the anatomical and physiological aspectsof the oesophagus, describing normal oesophageal motility and physiology and the clinical relevance of the gastro-oesophageal...

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