Medicine: Inside the Stomach

By means of a flexible stomach tube which he invented, Dr. Rudolf Schindler of Germany, now visiting professor at the University of Chicago's School of Medicine, was able to make an intimate inspection of the stomachs of living men.

Most of what he saw and reported in the American Medical Association Journal last week was news: The inside of the normal stomach "presents a brilliant picture—glistening, bright, orange red. The apparently normal gastric mucous membrane often contains some hemorrhages and pigment spots. The significance of these is perhaps not yet entirely clear." Stomach ulcers are...

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