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January 5, 1889

THE TREATMENT OF FIBROID TUMORS OF THE UTERUS BY GALVANISM: WITH CASES.Read in the Section on Obstetrics and Diseases of Women, at the Thirty-ninth Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, May, 1888.

Author Affiliations

PROFESSOR OF GYNECOLOGY IN THE POST-GRADUATE MEDICAL SCHOOL; FELLOW OF THE CHICAGO GYNÆCOLOGICAL SOCIETY, ETC.

JAMA. 1889;XII(1):1-18. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02400780003001
Abstract

Before this Section at the St. Louis meeting two years ago, I read a paper on the value of galvanism in gynecology, and among other cases reported three of fibroid tumor of the uterus treated by the method. In December of the same year, 1886, I read a paper before the Chicago Medical Society, describing Dr. Apostoli's method of treating these difficulties; and before the Section of Gynecology at the Ninth International Medical Congress, I read a paper on "A Method of Treatment of Fibroid Tumors of the Uterus by Apostoli's Method, based upon Exact Dosage;" and I now ask you to bear with me while I report a few cases of the many of fibroid tumors of the uterus treated by the latter method, which have come under my observation, and give you the benefit of conclusions arrived at as the result of this experience.

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