Revisiting J. Marion Sims Medical Legacy — Mistakes Were Made

James Marion Sims was an American physician and a pioneer in surgery. He was known as the father of modern gynecology. His most significant work was the development of a surgical technique for the repair of vesicovaginal fistula, a severe complication of obstructed childbirth. He is also remembered for inventing Sims speculum, Sims sigmoid catheter, and the Sims position. Noted…

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