Wertheim operation


Wert·​heim operation ˈvert-ˌhīm- How to pronounce Wertheim operation (audio)
variants or Wertheim's operation
: radical hysterectomy performed by way of an abdominal incision

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“Wertheim operation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Wertheim%20operation. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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