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October 25, 1941

Clinical and Experimental Investigations on the Genital Functions and Their Hormonal Regulation

JAMA. 1941;117(17):1485-1486. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820430081030

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This monograph presents a summary of the clinical and experimental investigations which Zondek has carried out in Jerusaleum since 1935. These studies are a continuation of the work done by him in Berlin and deal entirely with the female genital function and the gonadal and gonadotropic hormones connected with this process. At the beginning of the book is a valuable survey of the historical development of sex endocrinology. In it the author refers not only to his own research but also to the valuable contributions of others. The book is divided into six parts: (1) the occurrence of some estrogenic substances in nature, (2) experimental and clinical investigations on the percutaneous use of estrogenic and androgenic hormones, (3) the effect of protracted treatment with high doses of estrogenic hormone, (4) the fate of the sex hormones in the organism, (5) clinical investigations concerning the cycle of the female organism and

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