a radical operation for carcinoma of the uterus in which as much as possible of the vagina is excised with concomitant wide lymph node excision.
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Wert·heim op·er·a·tion(vārt'hīm op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
A radical operation for carcinoma of the uterus in which as much as possible of the vagina is excised and there is wide lymph node excision.
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Wertheim,Ernst, Austrian gynecologist, 1864-1920.
Wertheim deep surgery scissors
Wertheim needle holder
Wertheim operation - a radical surgery for carcinoma of the uterus.
Wertheim vaginal forceps
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