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October 1, 1887

SYNOPSIS OF THE SECOND HUNDRED CASES OF STRICTURE OF THE URETHRA TREATED BY ELECTROLYSIS. WITH CASES.Read in the Section on Surgery, at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, June, 1887.

JAMA. 1887;IX(14):417-421. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02400130001001

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(Concluded from page 393.)

The previous statistics, showing certain points, do not give the history, details and progress of the treatment, which are necessary for a thorough understanding. To supply this want I will conclude with a record of cases, partly condensed and partly in extenso. While space does not permit details of all the 100 cases, typical cases will be given to represent groups.

Group I.—Strictures complicated with urethral granulations or ulcers; use of the endoscope. No. 104. E. S., Newark, N. J., æt. 25 years. Stricture of urethra; granular urethritis. June 26, 1882. Has had gonorrhœa once, 3 years ago. Was cured of it in 2 months. Noticed a stricture 8 months ago. A gleety discharge commenced a few months before the stricture was noticed. At present the stream is small, corkscrewed and of less power than formerly. Examination with bougie à boule finds the walls of the

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