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December 23, 1939

Gynecologic Operations and Their Topographic-Anatomic Fundamentals

JAMA. 1939;113(26):2346. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800510068029

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This is an English translation of what has been considered the best book of its type. In translating Martius into English, nothing has been lost, the text having become more understandable for the average American. The drawings, diagrams, anatomic sketches and technical details are exactly the same as in the German original, with nothing having been omitted. A study of this book will make one familiar with the surgical anatomy, relations and technic for all gynecologic procedures. The operative work is described from the incision of the skin to closure. Particularly interesting is the study of the operations for repair of relaxations of the urethral sphincter and for the repairs of fistulas. All in all, this is the best textbook of gynecologic surgical technic that it has been the fortune of the reviewer to study. It is a book that should be in the hands of all serious students of

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