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November 7, 1931


JAMA. 1931;97(19):1399-1400. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730190055022

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Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology  The first Argentine Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology was held at Buenos Aires, August 9-14. Among the official topics discussed were pain during childbirth, biology of the vagina, cesarean section and partial symphysiotomy. There were sections for operative work, which was carried on in several maternity hospitals of Buenos Aires. Dr. Chueco exhibited a technic for vaginal cesarean section.

Undulant Fever  Foci of undulant fever, both in persons and in goats, were discovered in the provinces of Mendoza, San Juan, Córdoba, Catamarca and Buenos Aires. The government appointed a committee comprising Drs. A. Sordelli, president, E. A. Molinelli, secretary, and Drs. F. Destefano, J. Miravent, J. M. de la Barrera, S. S. Quiroga and A. Andrieu, members of the board of activities, to study and control the disease. Dr. Sordelli came down with undulant fever while performing laboratory studies related to the control of the

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