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November 16, 1912

THE TREATMENT OF PAPILLARY TUMORS OF THE URINARY BLADDER WITH THE HIGH-FREQUENCY CURRENT (OUDIN)

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NEW YORK

From the Mount Sinai Hospital, Genito-Urinary Surgical Service.

JAMA. 1912;LIX(20):1784-1785. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04270110198008
Abstract

My object in writing this paper is to call attention once more to this new method of intravesical treatment and to bring together many of the facts that surgeons working along these lines have acquired. To prepare an up-to-date report I have resorted to the old expedient of sending letters to all the surgeons who might be using this method of treatment. A large number have answered my questions and I take great pleasure in thanking them publicly.

I. EXTENSIVE USE OF THE NEW METHOD  All the answers that I received I have tabulated. Almost all the answers were enthusiastically favorable to the new method. One or two answers were favorable, but not particularly enthusiastic, as can readily be seen by consulting the tabulation. One answer was far from favorable, but in view of the fact that the surgeon in question had never used the method, I think we can

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