The fact that many advancement operations have been devised is evidence that there is dissatisfaction with the various methods. Many of these operations are very similar, and if the different descriptions are placed side by side it will be found that they could be arranged in such a manner as to show only slight variations, and yet, like the colors of the spectrum which merge from one into another, the two extremes will be found to be very different and many new principles may be detected which have gradually been introduced. The evolution is slow but upward, those new principles which have proven of value remaining while those not practical and false have been discarded.
I desire to demonstratet my method of performing this operation, but before doing so wish to call attention to other operations of like character, i. e., muscle-folding operations, in order that
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