Franco, Pierre

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Pierre, French surgeon, 1500-1561.
Franco operation - cystotomy.
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While the suprapubic approach was documented for the first time by Pierre Franco in 1556 and subsequently by John Douglas among others; this approach, however, was not generally approved for stone extraction and was virtually unknown among contemporary surgeons.
Pierre Franco (1505-1578): famous surgeon and lithotomist of the 16th century [article in French].