American Gynecology Volume 3

American Gynecology Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...M. B.: On combined external and internal version. Amer. Journal of Obstetrics, 1873, vi, pp. 78-82. Wright, M. B.: See Parvin, Trans. American Gynecological Society, 1879. iv, PP-433'437 The Corpus Luteum. One of the most important early contributions to the scientific side of obstetrics in America was the work of Joh C. Dalton, Jr., upon the corpus luteum. His first work upon the subject appeared in 1851 as a monograph of 100 pages, which was still further elaborated in a communication made to the American Gynecological Society in 1877. In these the author attempted to prove that there is a marked difference in the structure of the corpus luteum of menstruation and that of pregnancy, and although his conclusions are no longer regarded as correct, his work deserves mention as a valuable study of the subject. One of the most productive and industrious obstetricians within the period under consideration, was Dr. James D. Trask, of Astoria, New York (1821-1883). His chief claim to fame rests upon the preparation of monographs upon rupture of the uterus and placenta praevia. Upon the former subject he made two communications in 1848 and 1856, basing the first upon 300 and the second upon 417 cases, occurring in his own practice and collected from the literature. The work was a model of industry, and was likewise of very considerable interest in that the author urged laparotomy as the appropriate treatment in-all classes in which the child had escaped into the abdominal cavity and could not readily be extracted through the uterine wound. His monograph upon placenta praevia, which appeared in 1883: was based upon 353 cases, and was the first extensive article upon the subject in this country. As the result of his studies Trask concluded that in...
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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 408g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123691967X
  • 9781236919670