Sigault operation


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Sigault operation

(sē-gō′)
[Jean René Sigault, French obstetrician, b. 1740]
Symphyseotomy.

Sigault,

Jean René, French obstetrician, 1740–.
Sigault operation - enlarging the pelvic outlet by division of the symphysis pubis to facilitate childbirth. Synonym(s): symphysiotomy