The Non-Surgical Treatment of Chronic Pelvic Inflammations and Their Sequelæ

1894 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
time she not only took long walks, but did a good deal of mountain climbing, without any unfavorable effect. She is forty-eight years old, and has had a large tumor for many years, with, at times, profuse haemorrhage, which has not yet wholly ceased. As to the treatment of the anaemia and debility, which are the results of the long continued loss of blood, I have nothing to say which would justify me for trespassing any longer upon your attention. The surgical treatment of uterine fibroid has
more » ... til lately been rarely attempted, on account of the large mortality which attended it ; but the great improvements in abdominal surgery which have accompanied the adoption of antiseptic methods, justify the hope that many cases of this disease in which life, even if not in actual danger, is an almost intolerable burden, may be permanently relieved by such means.
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