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Olshausen's method

Alternative eponyms

  • Olshausen's operation
  • Olshausen's suspension

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Surgery done for retroversion of the uterus used when pregnancy may be expected.

Description

Surgery done for retroversion of the uterus used when pregnancy may be expected. Consists of suturing the round ligaments and a portion of the broad ligaments to the abdominal wall.

Bibliography

  • R. von Olshausen:
    Ueber ventrale Operation bei Prolapsus und Retroversio uteri.
    Zentralblatt für Gynäkologie, Leipzig, 1886, 10: 698-701.

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