Halsted's operation I

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Operation for inguinal hernia.

Description

Operation for inguinal hernia.
Simultaneous with with he Italian surgeon Edoardo Bassini (1844-1924), Halsted devised the modern operation for the radical cure of inguinal hernia.

Bibliography

  • W. S. Halsted:
    The radical cure of hernia.
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital Bulletin, 1889, 1: 12-13, 112.

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