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Francisco Montes de Oca

Francisco Montes de Oca y Saucedo, Mexican surgeon (Ciudad de Mexico 27 January 1837 – Apam, Hidalgo State 14 March 1885)



Modified surgical method for Jimenez assessment of hepatic abscess


Introduced continuous antiseptic irrigation of wounds 


Modified Larrey procedure for shoulder disarticulation

Desarticulación de hombre (Modificaciones al procedimiento de Larrey) 1863


Modified Chassaignac procedure for testis resection

Extirpación del testiculo (Modificaciones del procedimiento de M. Chassaignac) 1872


Developed a new surgical technique for amputation of third upper of leg (Montes de Oca amputation or Mexican amputation)

Amputación de pierna en el lugar de elección (Incisión em raquetas)


A operative procedure for treatment of phimosis

Operación de la fimosis (1872)


Developed a technique of total thyroidectomy (1883)


Developed a lever for anaesthesia