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November 14, 1903

RETRODISPLACEMENTS OF THE UTERUS.A FURTHER REPORT ON OPERATIONS ON THE UTEROSACRAL AND ROUND LIGAMENTS.

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WASHINGTON, D. C.

JAMA. 1903;XLI(20):1193-1197. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.92490390017001d
Abstract

At the meeting of the American Gynecological Society in 1902,1 and the following month before this Section,2 I presented this subject, reporting 8 cases operated on by the vaginal and 3 by the abdominal route. At this time I desire to report 17 cases operated on by each of the two routes, together with some points noted from this experience. There has been no fatality or even notable morbidity in the 41 cases. In every instance of shortening the round ligaments the plan suggested by Webster and Baldy has been practiced. Curettage was done in every one of the 17 vaginal operations. In 3 of them trachelorrhaphy was done in addition, and in 8 perineorrhaphy and trachelorrhaphy. In one of these anterior and posterior colporrhaphy was added; in another posterior colporrhaphy up to the vaginal roof was done. In one the anterior vaginal wall was

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