Other things being equal, our operative methods should follow lines which involve a minimum of injury to important structures, the greatest preservation of tissue, including the blood, and the least amount of shock possible.
The question at issue is whether in dealing with some of the cysts under consideration we might not obtain the same results with less radical measures, and therefore with less risk to the life of the patient. The object then, of this paper, is to give the clinical results of a method that is simple, applicable in a certain percentage of these cases, and so far as I know not usually employed and to call attention to the success of the same plan in similar pathologic conditions in other organs.
The non-pedicular cysts of the female adnexa as a rule develop either from the ovary—paroőphoron—or the parovarium; for the most part they grow between the layers
STEHMAN HB. TREATMENT OF SESSILE AND CERTAIN OTHER OVARIAN CYSTS.. JAMA. 1901;XXXVI(7):420-422. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.52470070006001a