Conservative Gynecology and Electro-therapeutics: A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Women and Their Treatment by Electricity

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F.A. Davis Company, 1900 - Electrotherapeutics - 394 pages
 

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Page 40 - An experiment with fresh butchers' meat will give a very good illustration of the chemic part of these phenomena as they occur within the living body. Experiment I. 1 —Procure a half-pound of beef-muscle; insert into it two ordinary steel needles, one connected with the positive pole and the other with the negative pole of a good battery, and pass through the meat from 100 to 200 milliamperes for two minutes.
Page 225 - Gesell., vol. 34, p. 3417, 1901. tigation is most recent, ferric hydroxide exists in at least six modifications, which differ in their physical and chemical properties and in their content of water. They are all. he says, polymers of the simplest hydroxide. From what has been said in the preceding paragraphs, it is evident that the composition of sedimentary iron ores must range between widely separated limits. They may be mainly ferrous carbonate, either crystalline or amorphous, or principally...
Page 210 - ASIDE from congenital deficiencies and anomalies of development of the essential organs of generation, we have been taught, since the days of Marion Sims, that the chief reason for sterility attributable to the woman is narrowness or flexion of the uterine canal. When it is remembered that the narrowest pin-hole os...
Page 221 - Midwifery" (New York, 1892), says: "The danger which threatens :the life of the patient is often imminent, and assistance from afar is not always easy to obtain. Under these conditions the indication for treatment is plainly the adoption of measures to destroy the life of the fetus, and thus, by arresting the growth of the ovum, to diminish the chances of rupture and hemorrhage.
Page iii - ... a treatise on the medical and surgical diseases of women, with special reference to the therapeutic use of electricity.
Page 214 - Tubo-uterine, or interstitial, is contained in part of tube embraced by uterine tissue, and, so far as is known, is uniformly fatal by primary intra-peritoneal rupture, as (b) before fifth month. Dr. Joseph Price states that "rupture of tube is not synonymous with rupture of fetal sac," though rupture of tube and sac may or generally occurs at the same time.
Page 221 - The risks have been proved to be small, and the patient is relieved from possible future troubles due to retention of the products of conception. But all men are not experts in pelvic surgery. The danger which threatens the life of the patient is often imminent, and assistance from afar is not always easy to obtain. Under these conditions the indication for treatment is plainly the adoption of measures to destroy the life of the foetus, and thus, by arresting the growth of the ovum, to diminish the...
Page 130 - Though our results after hysterectomy show the lowest mortality of any yet recorded, and though we have had but a single death after removal of the ovaries for fibroid in almost one hundred operations, we reject even the minor operation in favor of Dr. Apostoli's treatment, and we reject hysterectomy altogether on account of the mortality that has hitherto attended it all over the world. The method given us by Dr. Apostoli is good, and it will endure.
Page 255 - Medical Gynecology. A Treatise on the Diseases of Women from the Standpoint of the Physician.
Page 210 - Since the days of Marion Sims we have been taught that the chief reason for sterility, attributable to the woman, is narrowness or flexions of the uterine canal. But when it is remembered that the narrowest pinhole os will admit a sound on careful manipulation, which is many times larger than the self-propelling spermatozoid, it will be seen that this reasoning is scarcely satisfactory, and it is doubtless due to operative furor that the popularity of the stenosis and atresia theory of sterility...

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