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September 18, 1926

Lehrbuch der Gynäkologie für Studierende und Aerzte.

JAMA. 1926;87(12):962. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680120072040

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This edition, appearing four years after the first, with considerable new material, will be welcomed by students of gynecology as one of the most complete and practical works on the subject. The illustrations include many colored photomicrographs and drawings, and add greatly to the work. As with most German medical authors, one is struck by the absence of references to works of Americans. The work of Robert Frank is frequently quoted, but only a rare reference to other American authors is made. Schröder's treatment of the subject of menstruation and its disorders is monographic in its scope, though occupying only sixty-five pages. Endometriosis, the subject under such active discussion in this country, is hardly mentioned. The same may be said of the subject of pneumoperitoneum for gynecologic diagnosis, which he mentions for the demonstration of pelvic adhesions. The Rubin test he says is still on trial, and he emphasizes not

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