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July 27, 1907

Progressive Medicine. A Quarterly Digest of Advances, Discoveries and Improvements in the Medical and Surgical Sciences.

JAMA. 1907;XLIX(4):344. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02530040056018

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In this volume Dr. William B. Coley reviews the literature on hernia for the past year. Dr. E. M. Foote discusses the surgery of the abdomen, devoting considerable space to the surgical treatment of gastric cancer and postoperative gastric paralysis; in fact, the entire literature on surgical diseases of the stomach and intestines is gone over. The liver and biliary tract, the spleen and pancreas, also receive their share of the discussion. Dr. John G. Clark devotes considerable space to discussion of cancer of the uterus, presenting a very complete review of current literature on this subject, as well as on fibroids and uterine hemorrhage. He touches on enteroptosis, menstruation and on a number of gynecologic operations. Dr. A. Stengel takes up diseases of the blood and ductless glands and constitutional diseases, while Dr. Edward Jackson writes on ophthalmology.

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