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January 28, 1933

Therapie in Einzeldarstellungen: Wissenschaftliche Grundlagen und praktische Anwendung.

JAMA. 1933;100(4):283. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740040051035

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This book, on treatment by means of ovarian preparations, is one of a series of monographs on therapy. In its preparation three authorities collaborated. Laqueur discusses the foundations on which ovarian therapy is based, Wagner takes up the consideration of this form of therapy from the standpoint of gynecology, and von den Velden expresses the views of an internist concerning the use of ovarian preparations in general medicine. All agree that there are distinct fields of usefulness for ovarian substances, which are frequently successful even without the addition of other glandular products. The authors discuss the various indications for preparations of the whole ovary, extracts of the ovary and ovarian hormones. Among the gynecologic indications for ovarian therapy are hypoplasia of the genitalia, amenorrhea, oligomenorrhea and hypomenorrhea, hemorrhages, dysmenorrhea, sterility, habitual abortion, certain cases of leukorrhea, selected cases of pruritus, and menopausal symptoms. Among the general indications for ovarian therapy

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