An operation suggested by Alquié as early as in 1840 for positional correction in retroflexio uteri without opening the abdominal cavity. The round ligaments of the uterus - the ligamenta rotunda - are shortened and their ends sutured to the exterior abdominal ring. Rarely used today.
- W. Alexander:
The treatment of uterine displacements by shortening the round ligaments. 1881.
- J. Adams, in:
Glasgow Medical Journal, 1882, 17: 437.
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