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February 27, 1904

REPORT ON TWO OF THE CHILDREN OPERATED ON BY LORENZ.

JAMA. 1904;XLII(9):575-577. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.92490540007001a

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Abstract

In May, 1903, I removed the dressings from two of the children who had been operated on for congenital dislocation of the hip by Professor Lorenz of Vienna, when he was in San Francisco in November, 1902. One of these cases I had seen in November, 1900, but the parents then declined treatment, coming back to San Francisco two years later, however, when they heard of Lorenz. This case returned to me by agreement when the time came for the removal of Lorenz's dressings. The other case was the child of a physician, and had never been seen by me until he was on the operating table, but returned to me, also by agreement, as did the first.

In each instance there were several surgeons present when the splints were removed. The children were radiographed immediately after the splints were off, before any examination was permitted, and this record being

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