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December 19, 1903


Author Affiliations

Professor of Gynecology, New York Post-Graduate Medical School, New York; Professor of Gynecology, Dartmouth Medical College, Hanover, N. H.; Surgeon to Harlem Hospital. NEW YORK.

JAMA. 1903;XLI(25):1527-1532. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.92490440017001e

EDWARD J. ILL, NEWARK, N. J.  Dr. Ill's report shows most gratifying results, and his average of pregnancies reported (9 in 50 cases) compares favorably with my own.

JOS. E. JANVRIN, NEW YORK.  He quotes no statistics, but expresses a firm belief in the wisdom of preserving the function of menstruation as indispensable to the well-being of his patients.

CHAS. JEWETT, BROOKLYN.  Dr. Jewett, in a material of 62cases of conservative surgery of the ovaries, etc., knows of but 3 cases of pregnancy occurring subsequently. He believes, especially in the case of young women, that any portion of the ovary which appears to be sound to the naked eye should be allowed to remain.

JOSEPH TABER JOHNSTON, WASHINGTON, D. C.  Dr. Johnston3 advocated the conservative treatment of the diseased ovary before the Southern Surgical and Gynecologic Association, Dec. 6, 1898.

MATTHEW D. MANN, BUFFALO, N. Y.  Dr. Mann has seen pregnancy follow where the ovaries seemed at the time to be hopelessly

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