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July 12, 1902

Morton's "Genito-Urinary Diseases."

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(2):91. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480280033013

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Brooklyn, N. Y., June 20, 1902.

To the Editor:  In looking over The Journal for May 31, 1902, on page 1459, I notice that the reviewer of my book on "Genito-Urinary Diseases and Syphilis," published by F. A. Davis Company, has misquoted me on certain points. He has also criticised the omission of certain matters which I had mentioned, but which he has overlooked in a hurried reading. The points are as follows:

  1. With regard to the Harris segregator, I have mentioned its use on page 237 of my book, as an alternative to catheterizing the ureters in pyelitis, in order to determine whether the right or left kidney or both, are diseased, but by a typographical error the instrument is spoken of as the "Harrison Segregator."

  2. I did not mention the relief of kidney tension by nephrotomy, because the book was in press at the time that the first

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