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A History of 'prostate' in Urology:

Arthur Fergusson McGill

1846 - 1890

Performed UK's first retropubic prostatectomy

Sir Peter Freyer

1852 - 1921

Popularised litholapaxy & transvesical prostatectomy

Joaquín María Albarrán y Domínguez

1860 - 1912

Cuban-born and nominated for a Nobel Prize in 1912

Cuthbert Dukes

1890 - 1976

Known for his classification of cancer of the rectum

John B Anderson

1953 - 2013

Elected President for 2012-14, Unable to accede due to ill health

The Prostatic Punch Procedure

1950 - 1977

Originated by Young in the USA

TURP (Transurethral resection of the prostate)

1830 - 1975

From Guthrie to HoLEP

Ogier-Ward Resectoscope


First "modern" resectoscope

Open Prostatic Surgery

1945 - 1989

The career of Terence Millin

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