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Italian obstetrician, born September 17, 1842, Padua; died 1902


Edoardo Porro:

•  Risultati apparenti e risultati veri del parto precoce artificiale. Milano, 1871.

•  Pelvi distocia. Milano 1873.

•  Dell’amputazione utero-ovarica come complemento di taglio cesareo.
   Annali universali di medicina e chirurgia,Milano, 1876, 237: 289-350.
   Porro’s operation.

Biographical, etc.

R. P. Harris:
•  Results of the first fifty cases of "caesarean ovarohysterectomy", 1869-1880.
   The American Journal of Medical Sciences, 1880, 80:129.

J. H. Young:
•  Caesarean Section. The History and Development of the Operation from
   Earliest Times
. London: HK Lewis. 1944.

H. R. Storer:
•  Successful removal of the uterus and both ovaries by abdominal section;
   the tumour, fibro-cystic, weighing thirty-seven pounds
   The American Journal of Medical Sciences, 1866, 51:110-139.

G. Castelli:
•  Eduardo Porro. L'Ospedale Maggiore. 1938; 26:34-45.

C. Godson:
•  "Porro's Operation". British Medical Journal, London, 1884; 1:14.

M. Sänger:
•  Der Kaiserschnitt. Archiv für Gynäkologie, Berlin, 1882; 19:370
Paul C. McDonald, Norman F. Gant, Kenneth J. Leveno, Larry C. Gilstrap,
Gary D. V. Hankins, Steven L. Clark, F. Gary Cunningham:
•  Williams Obstetrics. 20th Edition, New York: Appleton and Lange. 1996.

D. Todman:
•  Eduardo Porro (1842 – 1902) and the Development of Caesarean Section:
   A Reappraisal.

   The Internet Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 2006, 7 (2).
   Main source for this article.
   Donald H. Todman, MA, FRACP, FRCP, is affiliated with the School of Medicine,
   University of Queensland.

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