Physick, Philip Syng

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Philip Syng, U.S. surgeon, 1768-1837.
Physick operation
Physick pouches - proctitis with mucous discharge and burning pain, involving especially the sacculations between the rectal valves.
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It was 1795 before American physician Philip Syng Physick, performed the first known human transfusion.
The use of the stomach tube for extracting poisons was introduced into American medicine in 1812 by Philip Syng Physick (1768-1837), professor of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.
Philip Syng Physick performed many operations for cataracts and improved methods for treating fractures.