1850 The Lancet  
60 that four days after admission, he left the hospital to resume his work, and was desired to attend, as an out-patient, to have the narrowed canal of the urethra gradually dilated. This is a type of the majority of cases of retention of urine which apply at the hospital for relief; and Mr. Gay is strongly of opinion that similar treatment, instead of that which is too often pursued-viz. cutting down on the seat of the stricture,would be attended almost invariably with similar success. The
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