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REPORT OF THIRTY-ONE SUCCESSFUL LAPAROTOMIES. (Concluded from page 696.)
In reporting the following cases I will omit many of the minor details. All of these operations except one were on intelligent private patients, and most of them at St. Joseph's Infirmary; they were seen by some of our most reputable physicians, and my chief assistant was usually either Dr. J. M. Holloway or Dr. F. W. Samuels, and the aæsthetizer Dr. Henry Orendorf.
Case 1.—Mrs. W., from New Haven, Ky.; aged 32; married fifteen years; has never been pregnant; was referred to me in the fall of 1889. A few months after marriage she had pelvic peritonitis and has since been an invalid, frequently suffering intense pain in the uterus or its adnexa, especially severe at the menstrual period. She has been treated by many physicians with but little temporary relief. The body of the uterus is pressed against the
WATHEN WH. REPORT ON ABDOMINAL AND PELVIC SURGERY.Report of the Chairman of the Committee on Abdominal and Pelvic Surgery, read before the Kentucky State Medical Society, May (6, 1892. JAMA. 1892;XVIII(24):745–750. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411280021002
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