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July 25, 1925

Operative Gynecology.

JAMA. 1925;85(4):292. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02670040056029

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The first two editions of this valuable operative guide were received with enthusiasm and quickly became popular; the third edition will increase the demand. While the size of the book has been somewhat reduced, the number of illustrations has been materially increased. No changes have been made in the general plan, except that the section on transplantation of ovarian tissue has been advantageously reduced. It is gratifying to see that the author has included illustrations of Sturmdorf's operation of conical excision of the cervix, which has a definite place in gynecology. Another addition is an operation for the relief of sterility due to occlusion of the uterine ends of the fallopian tubes. As in previous editions, there is an extensive array of operations for retrodisplacement and prolapse of the uterus; but in the present edition the author gives his personal views and practice. In listing operations there is added a

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