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McDOWELL, Ephraim

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Three cases of extirpation of diseased ovaria.

Eclect. Repert. Analyt. Rev., 7, 242-44, 1817.

McDowell was a pioneer ovariotomist. Although not the first to perform this operation, he deserves credit for putting it upon a permanent basis. The above records his first ovariotomy, performed in 1809, together with two later cases. Reprinted in Med. Classics, 1938, 2, 651-53.