Cheselden's operation

Cheselden’s operation

One of several surgical procedures described by William Cheselden (1688–1752):
(1) Pupil enlargement with a linear cut in the iris, for certain types of blindness;
(2) Lithotomy—lateral operation for the stone, an oblique lateral incision which ran backwards and parallel to the ramus of the left ischium.
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