150th Anniversary Eponyms

Some of the most recognized and influential eponyms in obstetrics and gynecology were initially published research in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Ayre’s spatula

Barton’s forceps

Hofbauer cells

Huntington’s operation for uterine inversion

Irving tubal ligation

Lippes’ loop

Papanicolaou smear

Potter’s syndrome / Potter’s facies

Stein-Leventhal syndrome

Thoms’ X-ray view of the pelvic brim

White classification of diabetes in pregnancy

Woods’ screw maneuvre

Youssef’s syndrome