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May 1, 1937

Die gynäkologischen Operationen und ihre topographisch-anatomischen Grundlagen

JAMA. 1937;108(18):1566. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780180090029

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This ranks foremost as an operative gynecology. All gynecologic operations plus appendectomy, herniotomy and ureteral transplantation are described in detail. Particularly gratifying are the detailed descriptions of plastic operations and the intraabdominal operations of round ligament shortening and sterilization as done by the vaginal route. The text is profusely illustrated with drawings and diagrams that in themselves are so well done that the knowledge of German is hardly necessary for a complete understanding of the anatomy and technic employed in the completion of the operations. Not only are the surgical procedures well illustrated, but every operation is described in an anatomic diagram showing the relationships between all the organs that may be encountered. This book can be recommended without reserve to all gynecologists, general surgeons who may encounter pelvic disturbances, and postgraduate students who are interested in learning gynecologic technic and anatomy. The diagrammatic drawings are of the best and

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