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Sims' operation (James Marion Sims)

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Operation of cholecystotomy.


Sims’ operation of cholecystotomy: bilateral transsectioning of sphincter cunni in vaginismus.

We thank Søren Nørby, Denmark, for correcting an error in the original entry.


  • J. M. Sims:
    Remarks on cholecystotomy in dropsy of the gall-bladder.
    British Medical Journal, London, 1878, 1: 811-815.

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