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NON-SLIPPING PEDICLE LIGATURE.
BY W. V. GAGE, M.D.MCCOOK, NEB.By the use of the accompanying crude drawings, I wish to illustrate the application of a non-slipping pedicle ligature. It is impossible for it to slip from the pedicle when properly tied, a thing, I believe, which can be said of no other pedicle ligature.The grasp of the ligature is limited, but by repeating the tying process a pedicle of any size could be securely held, or the entire broad ligament tied off. Let Fig. A 1 represent the pedicle. Through it is passed the ligature, on each end of which is threaded a needle, the projecting ends being numbered 1 and 2. No. 1 is passed entirely around the pedicle under the point of exit of No. 2 and looped into itself from below, at its own point of exit, as shown in Fig. A 2. Both ends
NEW INSTRUMENTS. JAMA. 1898;XXXI(6):314. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02450060052017
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