Even if the child is not dying, some obstetricians will do craniotomy.
The best-known European obstetricians are now agreed in this.
As already noted, the surgeons of the eighteenth century were often obstetricians,—William Hunter conspicuously.
In her womb is the infant in the position known to obstetricians as a transverse presentation.
This operation is advocated by some obstetricians in certain cases of eclampsia and placenta prvia.
Obstetricians may oppose it, but I believe our patients themselves will force the use of it upon the profession.
The tendency with obstetricians is to deliver the child as soon as the diagnosis has been made.
It has been the growing opinion, however, among the great German obstetricians for the last generation.
Other cases with similar results have been reported by obstetricians quite as distinguished as Professor King.