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August 16, 1890


JAMA. 1890;XV(7):267-268. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410330035011

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A NEW DILATOR FOR THE TREATMENT OF OBSTRUCTIVE DYSMENORRHCEA.  Read in the Obstetric Section of the Tenth International Congress, at Berlin, August, 1890.BY THOMAS MORE MADDEN, M.D., F.R.C.S.Ed.Physician to the Hospital for sick Children, Dublin; Obstetric Physician and Gynecologist Mater Misericordiæ Hospital; Examiner Conjoint Board Royal College of Surgeons and Apothecaries' Hall, Ireland; Consultant National Lying-in Hospital; ex-President Obstetric Sections of the Royal Academy of Medicine, Ireland, and of the British Medical Association; formerly Vice-President British Gynecological Society; M.D. Honoris Causa Texas Medical College, Etc.The following is an abstract:In the recognition of obstruction from cervical stenosis as the chief cause of dysmenorrhœa, will be found the key to the pathology and successful treatment of this condition in the great majority of cases. Thus in my hospital practice during the past 20 years, nearly 11 per cent, of sterility similarly caused have come under observation in a

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