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Terence John Millin

Expert in retropubic prostatectomy

Terence Millin was born in Co Down and educated, initially in mathematics, at Trinity College Dublin where he was awarded a rugby cap for Ireland.

He excelled academically throught his career and was an outstandingly clear thinker, thanks to his background in mathematics.

He popularised retropubic prostatectomy in the UK and was a pioneer of transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP).

He was elected President of BAUS in 1953 and then returned to Ireland where he eventually became President of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

His autograph was sourced from 1953. For more detailed biographical information, go to Terence Millin's entry in the Famous Urologists' Room or his entry in Plarr's Lives of the Fellows Online.

Source of the Autograph

Tderence Millin's autograph was sourced from the official photograph taken on his election to President of BAUS in 1953. The source remains in the archive at the BAUS Offices in the Royal College of Surgeons.

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