Cyclopaedia of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Cyclopaedia of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...canal and forming a lever of the second class with the fulcrum at-the external os, will irritate or injure the organ. This is one of the objections which Spiegelberg had to the intra-uterine stem. In order to guard against the slipping out of the stem, Graily Hewitt, Fig. 116. Fig. 116.--Martin's Regulator. Fig. 117.--Beigel's Stem Pessary. Fig. 118.--Kinloch's Stem Pessary Hildebrandt, Winckel, place under the cup of the stem vaginal pessaries, generally rings or rubber inflated pessaries. Schroder and Amann tamponed the vagina with cotton, or else the stem may at the outset be fastened to the vaginal pessary. Winckel tied the stem to a ring pessary; Simpson, and later E. Martin, adapted the stem by a movable joint with the pessary, and Martin called his instrument a movable regulator. JorVol. V.--17 dan and Beigel fastened the stem to an air pessary which was inflated in the vagina; Kinloch places a double rubber band over a Hodge pessary, and the stem rests on this band. Graily Hewitt and Schultze have placed a cross-bar on a Hodge pessary, to support the stem, which is attached to the bar by a movable joint. The air pessaries cannot remain long in the vagina, for the air escapes, they become rough and foul-smelling, irritate the vagina, and their connection with the stems loosens. Simpson's and Martin's elastic regulators are so firmly attached to the pessary, that the stem readily irritates the uterus and prevents the normal movements of the organ. The insertion of tampons is unquestionably the best method of retain ing the stem in position, but this method is open to the objection that the patient must be kept under constant supervision, since the tampons must be changed every twenty-four to forty-eight hours. This applies also to tampons...
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