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Olshausen's method

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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.


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

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