Johann F.A. von, German surgeon, 1823-1908. See: Esmarch bandage.
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The affected limb was elevated and exsanguinated using esmarch bandage after which tourniquet was applied.
Esmarch bandage was wrapped tightly around the arm from the most distal part to near the pneumatic tourniquet to further exsanguinate.
To ensure the visibility of the perforator veins, the tourniquet was inflated before emptying the appendage with an Esmarch bandage.
A double pneumatic bandage was placed on the upper arm with generous layers of cotton padding on the operative side ensuring that no wrinkles are formed and the bandage edges do not touch the skin, and then it was exsanguinated by 2-minute elevation and wrapping with an Esmarch bandage.
Before Esmarch's body ostectomy in 1851, ankylosis was thought to be incurable.
The upper limbs were wrapped with Esmarch bandages and a previously placed well-padded pneumatic tourniquet was inflated.
When a tourniquet was used, the leg was exsanguinated with an Esmarch bandage, and the tourniquet was inflated to 250 to 300 mmHg.
Phelps graduated from Michigan University (1873), and practiced orthopedic surgery in Germany, under Schede, Esmarch, Volkman, Billroth and Thiersch [30].
Man kann in diesem Zusammenhang an seine Erlebnisse mit dem Tod seiner ersten Frau Constanze Esmarch im Jahre 1865 und dem Tod seines altesten Sohns Hans im Jahr 1886 denken.
(62,63) Esmarch's bandage, Dupuytren's compressor, and other devices worked in a similar manner by compression of the skin and underlying tissues to indirectly compress large vessels like the common iliac artery.