The subject will be considered under the following divisions:-
I. History of the operation;
II. Technique of the operation;
III. Cases reported;
IV. Opinions expressed on the operation by those;
who have performed it;
I. The anatomy of the field of operation;
II. Structures involved in the incision and
III. Complications arising during the operation;
IV. Comparison with symphysiotomy as to:-
1. Lesions of soft parts.
2. Future condition of the Pelvis.
(a) Trouble at the point where the
pelvis was opened;
(c) Urinary trouble;
(d) Difficulties presented in repeating the operation;
3. Movements of the Pelvic Bones.
V. The Indications for the operation;
VI. Suggestions as to the side on which to open