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July 24, 1886

ELECTROLYSIS IN GYNECOLOGY; WITH A REPORT OF THREE CASES OF FIBROID TUMOR SUCCESSFULLY TREATED BY THE METHOD (WITH DISCUSSION).

Author Affiliations

CHICAGO. PROFESSOR OF GYNECOLOGY IN CHICAGO POLICLINIC; FELLOW OF THE CHICAGO GYNECOLOGICAL SOCIETY, ETC.

JAMA. 1886;VII(4):85-90. doi:10.1001/jama.1886.04250070093001
Abstract

6. Laceration of the Cervix Uteri.  —This is a condition which of course cannot be repaired by electrolysis. I hope I will not be considered as riding a hobby, however, if I assert that temporary relief can be obtained from the results of laceration of the cervix by the proper use of electrolysis. The painful consequences following this condition of laceration are due in great part to formation of cicatricial tissue in the fissure, to degeneration of the mucous follicles, to obstructed circulation in the neck, and to connective tissue changes, and a congestive hypertrophy.By experience in just this condition, when the privilege of trachelorrhaphy was withheld, or when for some other good reason I was deterred from operating, I have obtained very gratifying temporary results. I emphasize temporary, because time enough has not passed since the operation to warrant me in saying permanent. However, because of the nature

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