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October 1, 1887

MEDICAL PROGRESS.

JAMA. 1887;IX(14):433-434. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02400130017002

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Abstract

Artificial and Combined Drainage of the Bladder, Kidneys, and Uterus through the Vagina, with and without Graduated Pressure.  Dr. Nathan Bozeman, of New York, read a paper on this subject in the Section on Gynecology of the IXth International Medical Congress. He described an instrument which he had devised recently. This draws the uterine away from the mucous membrane, and in the most perfect manner. He has also been able to combine in the same instrument drainage with the dilatation of the cicatricial tissue of the vagina. The form of the instruments which concerns us here is intended for drainage alone, and I have called them intra-vaginal and vulvo-vaginal drainage-supports. The intra-vaginal instrument is applicable in most cases to all positions of the body. The vulvo-vaginal form is suited to the recumbent position, and to cases where the perineum is lacerated. These can be introduced and removed by the

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