Transactions Of The Philadelphia Obstetrical Society

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byPhiladelphia Obstetrical Society

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...the treatment of those cases in which some marked contra-indication to operation is present. Read. For Discussion, see p. 88. In regard to the value of parotid extract in ovarian disease, gratifying results have been reported by Bell, Mallett and Shober. In cases of ovarian congestion when the ovaries were enlarged, tender and prolapsed, producing constant discomfort and pain with severe dys-menorrhrea, there was soon a marked amelioration of the symptoms. Two grain tablets of desiccated parotid gland of sheep, which is equivalent to about twenty grains of fresh gland, were administered three to six times daily, and within a few weeks a decided improvement was noted. The only contra-indication which Mallett had met with in its use was in cases of artificial climacteric, in which the flashes of heat and cold were distinctly made more frequent and severe. Still more extensive observation is required to corroborate the value of this agent, and to prove its superiority to old methods of treatment. Thyroid extract is undoubtedly the most efficacious and most thoroughly studied member of this group of animal extracts. It has proven of signal value in the treatment of myxoedema and cretinism, and in those cases of exophthalmic goitre due rather to an altered than an increased secretion. In psoriasis, eczema and many other cutaneous affections, it has been used as a stimulant to cutaneous functional activity with most satisfactory results. In fact it has been fully adopted into the medical armamentarium; and its usefulness to the gynaecologist is becoming more and more apparent. Bell has even employed it in carcinoma of the uterus after curettage and cauterization has been performed. Two interesting communications pertaining to the relationship...

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...the treatment of those cases in which some marked contra-indication to operation is present. Read. For Discussi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217644775

ISBN - 13:9780217644778

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