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This is a brief resumé of the surgical management of ovarian pathology as practiced on the obstetrical and gynecological service of Bellevue Hospital.
We have increased the range of conservative surgery in inflammations of the ovary by the careful selection of the properly indicated procedure for each individual case.
We have saved painful cystic ovaries requiring surgical relief, by a method of suspension which gives uniformly good results.
Tumors are removed surgically. When twisted, or when associated with pregnancy, the optimum time for operation is herein discussed. X-ray therapy is an increasing aid when used in association with the surgical treatment of malignant tumors.
The Estes operation is the only method of ovarian transplant we use, and our percentage of pregnancies subsequent to this procedure has been greatly increased by the modification of technique herein described.
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