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The management of contracted pelvis and cesarean section has not yet reached so high a degree of perfection as to leave no room for further improvement. I therefore recommend for the treatment of dystocia in contracted pelves an operation which is rarely performed in America, but rather frequently abroad, and which I deem an improvement on the classical cesarean section.
REPORT OF CASE
Mrs. J. G., age 21, primipara, was admitted to the Sydenham Hospital Jan. 11, 1914, at 6:30 a. m. The patient, a short slender woman, stated that she had been having labor pains every ten minutes for the preceding six and one-half hours and that the membranes had ruptured just prior to her admission. No history was given of rickets or other diseases bearing on the case.
—Pelvis generally contracted. Measurements: interspinous, 19.5 cm.; intercristal, 26; intertrochanteric, 31; conjugate diagonal, 10 minus; conjugata vera, 81/4. Double
DRUSKIN SJ. EXTRAPERITONEAL CESAREAN SECTIONWITH REPORT OF A CASE. JAMA. 1914;LXII(18):1383–1384. doi:10.1001/jama.1914.02560430013006
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