(FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.)
Meeting of the New York Academy of Medicine —Paper by Dr. T. Gaillard Thomas, on Mania and Melancholia following Gynecological Operations—Six Cases reported.
One of the largest audiences of the season assembled at the first meeting of the Academy of Medicine, in April, to hear a paper by Dr. T. Gaillard Thomas on Acute Mania and Melancholia or Sequelæ of Gynecological Operations. The object of the paper, he said, was to place on record what he thought must be a rather remarkable experience as regards the matters in question. He desired to call attention at the outset to the fact that he did not announce these peculiar and alarming states as complications, or necessarily as results of operative procedure, but merely as sequels, which might or might not, be dependent upon it. Further, in this connection, he wished to disclaim the position that the operations performed