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July 2, 1904

PROSTATECTOMY.REPORT OF 51 CASES OPERATED ON FROM MAY 6, 1901, TO FEBRUARY 26, 1904.

JAMA. 1904;XLIII(1):14-18. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.92500010002c

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Abstract

Case 25.  —Mr. S. C., aged 57 years. Occupation, weigher. Admitted to Mercy Hospital Jan. 11, 1903.

Present Illness.  —Began five years ago with increased frequency of urination. For a few years he was troubled only during the winter months. Since one month ago symptoms have been very much aggravated. During the last week severe pain and straining have given but litltle rest. He urinates every twenty to twenty-five minutes.

Examination of Patient.  —Prostate very much enlarged. Urinalysis: acid, 1013, clear, albumin present, few blood cells and many pus cells in the centrifuged specimen.

Operation.  —Jan 12, 1903: Regular technic. Patient discharged from hospital Feb. 16, 1903.Report March 29, 1904: Wound has remained permanently healed. No pain at any time. Holds urine during day from two to three hours and at night for four or five hours. Has perfect control of

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