In this excellent treatise on diseases of the genito-urinary organs, the high standard set in the original edition by Sir John Thomson-Walker has been well maintained by the present editor. Although adequate discussion of the various subjects in this field is included, emphasis has been laid on the surgical procedures involved in treating the various diseases. In spite of the fact that almost a thousand pages have been devoted to the various diseases of the genito-urinary tract, it was necessary to limit the discussion of many subjects to such an extent that in some instances it is inadequate. It is quite evident that our knowledge in this field is increasing so rapidly that separate monographs on the different subjects involved have become necessary in order to obtain thorough consideration.
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