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On a Case of Urinary Retention Treated by Means of Hypnosis

  • Alberta Bottoli
  • Gualtiero Guantieri
  • Vincenzo Azzini

Abstract

The authors describe a case of urinary retention, which occurred after a Wertheim’s operation for carcinoma of the vagina. The growth was widespread at the uterine neck. They construe the possible pathodynamics and formulate the hypothesis that symptomatology can be an expression of a somatopsychosomatic disorder, susceptible therefore to treatment by means of hypnosis. They describe the goals and the results attained.

Keywords

Urinary Retention Postoperative Urinary Retention Vaginal Fornix Radical Vaginal Hysterectomy Vaginal Carcinoma 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberta Bottoli
    • 1
  • Gualtiero Guantieri
    • 1
  • Vincenzo Azzini
    • 2
  1. 1.H. Bernheim Center for the Study of Clinical HypnosisVeronaItaly
  2. 2.Institute for Obstetrics and GynaecologyUniversity of VeronaVeronaItaly

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