French surgeons piloted a transvaginal gallbladder removal.
Somehow that doesn't seem like it should be possible.
When doctors examine patients, especially those whom we don't know well, it can be very helpful to read the "roadmap" of scars on the chest and abdomen. A lot of patients amazingly forget to mention that they may have had an organ removed, even when asked explicity.
Begin dream sequence:
Future Dr. Smak: OK, Mrs. Jones, please try to relax your legs while I do your pap smear. Oh, what's this scar?
Mrs. Jones: The one on the right side was my transvaginal cholecystectomy, the left side was my splenectomy, and the big one in the middle my transvaginal hysterectomy.