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Urology. 1995 Feb;45(2):296-307.

Reed Nesbit and pediatric urology.

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University of Michigan Medical Center, Section of Urology, Ann Arbor.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES:

To ascertain the pediatric urology experience and contributions of Reed Nesbit, a urologist known primarily as an educator, transurethral resectionist, and prostate expert.

METHODS:

The writings of Nesbit and appropriate background references were analyzed.

RESULTS:

Nesbit's contributions to pediatric urology, particularly the Cabot-Nesbit orchidopexy, the buttonhole preputial transposition, the dorsal tunical tuck for chordee, and the elliptical anastomosis were significant.

CONCLUSIONS:

Nesbit's contributions to pediatric urology were innovative and enduring.

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7855978
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