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Irish Journal of Medical Science (1926-1967)

, Volume 27, Issue 2, pp 49–73 | Cite as

Symphysiotomy or pubiotomy. Why? when? and how?

  • Arthur P. Barry
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Summary

1. The indications for and technique of symphysiotomy are described.

2. A series of 42 cases is presented to illustrate the place of the operation in the management of disproportion.

3. Records are presented of 18 patients who have undergone one or more labours subsequent to the operation.

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© Springer 1952

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arthur P. Barry
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  1. 1.National Maternity HospitalDublin

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