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August 13, 1927

Traité des maladies de la prostate.

JAMA. 1927;89(7):545. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690070055039

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This large and profusely illustrated volume is the result of an enormous experience with diseases of the prostate. The authors are among the leaders of French urologic thought and their work is inclusive and reliable. The first half of the book considers the treatment of diseases of the prostate gland and is by Georges Luys, while the second half, which details the surgical measures directed toward the relief of lesions of the gland, is by Victor Pauchet. The anatomy and physiology are thoroughly covered. An important chapter on the clinical examination of prostatic lesions is splendidly written. Radiologic examination is not given a high place in the various procedures used in diagnosis. Hypertrophy of the prostate is taken up in a coherent manner, with rather clearer elucidation than is usually noted. The microscopic changes in prostatic hypertrophy are thoroughly considered, and frequent reference is made to the foreign literature. The

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