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What happens inside the operating room that surgeons don’t tell you?

Today, my girlfriend was called during lunch with a friend for an “urgency.” Two gynecologists had once again messed up open surgery, and they did not know what to do.

So she was called to fix and finish the procedure.

The surgical plan was to perform a so-called Wertheim-Meigs operation on a patient with cervical cancer — they would remove the patient’s uterus, pelvic lymph nodes, ovaries and vaginal tissue right down to the vaginal floor. Read the full story here ▶