Surgery

Margaret Ann Bulkley (James Barry) (1789−1865)

Margaret Ann Bulkley (James Barry) (1789−1865)

Margaret Ann Bulkley, under the male pseudonym James Barry, was one of the first female obstetricians in early nineteenth century British Empire. She was the first person to perform a cesarean section in South Africa. Cesarean section is a procedure in which a doctor cuts into the uterus of a pregnant woman to retrieve the fetus during

"The Results of Operations for the Cure of Cancer of the Breast Performed at the Johns Hopkins Hospital from June, 1889, to January, 1894" (1894), by William Stewart Halsted

"The Results of Operations for the Cure of Cancer of the Breast Performed at the <a href="/search?text=Johns%20Hopkins%20Hospital" title="" class="lexicon-term">Johns Hopkins Hospital</a> from June, 1889, to January, 1894" (1894), by William Stewart Halsted

In 1894, William Stewart Halsted published "The Results of Operations for the Cure of Cancer of the Breast Performed at the Johns Hopkins Hospital from June, 1889, to January, 1894," in the medical

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