Sequential to earlier publications, Maydl of Prague records five new cases of implantation of the ureters into the flexura coli for the relief of ectopia vesicæ, in all of which cases union was secured without complications. The result in each instance is noteworthy, in that the urine is retainable in the rectum for eight hours by day, and that at night the five individuals thus operated on enjoy ten hours of unbroken sleep.
Albert, Roux, Simon, Holmes, Lloyd, Boari, Herczel, Rydygier, Trombetti, Rosenotti and Frank likewise announce the successful issue of cases operated by Maydl's method, and Krynski, Vignoni, Pisani and Fowler have all made successful rectal implantations, each by his own method. Transplantation of the ureters for the cure of exstrophy of the bladder is by no means a new method, but one to which experimentation upon animals and clinical research have lately called renewed attention. In lower animals