Porro operation


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Porro operation

Cesarean section followed by removal of the uterus, the ovaries, and fallopian tubes. Synonym: Porro hysterectomy
See also: Porro, Edoardo
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Porro,

Edoardo, Italian obstetrician, 1842-1902.
Porro cesarean hysterectomy - Synonym(s): Porro hysterectomy
Porro hysterectomy - cesarean section followed by hysterectomy. Synonym(s): Porro cesarean hysterectomy; Porro operation
Porro operation - Synonym(s): Porro hysterectomy
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