The subject of abdominal and pelvic tumors, associated with pregnancy, including as it must malignant growths, being so large a subject, I will confine myself entirely to the discussion of the management of ovarian and uterine tumors complicating pregnancy.
One of the gravest problems ever presented to a physician is the satisfactory settlement of this question. We not only have the interests of the mother to conserve, but the interests of one that is wholly unable to protect itself. On the satisfactory settlement of this question much depends, not only to the patient and her friends, but to the good name of the physician in charge and, indirectly, to that of the whole profession. While these cases are not common, they occur frequently enough to make this subject one of exceeding interest to every man engaged in the special work of this Section. I think I voice the sentiments of