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March 9, 1929

L'exploration radiologique en gynécologie, technique, resultats.

JAMA. 1929;92(10):834. doi:10.1001/jama.1929.02700360072038

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This work is divided into three main chapters: the first is devoted to pneumoperitoneum, stating its development, benefits and dangers; the second is given over to tubal insufflation as practiced in the United States, and the third deals with the injection of opaque substances. The history, development, methods and technic are taken up in the most minute detail. Particularly stressed is the importance of taking both the anterior and the lateral views. In the third chapter are excellent roentgenographic studies of the normal uterus and tubes. There are photographs or plates showing the outlines of the normal uterine cavity, which are followed by plates of pathologic conditions such as acute anteflexion, retroversion, infantile uterus, bicornate uterus and double uterus. This is followed by a study of the physiology of the normal and abnormal tubes as is evidenced by the roentgenogram following the injection of opaque substances. Then there is a

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