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Baldy-Webster operation

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An operation for retroversion of the uterus by shortening the round ligaments.

Description

An operation for retroversion of the uterus by shortening the round ligaments. Ligamenta rotunda is pulled through ligamenta lata and, on the back side of uterus, is fixated to this and each other.

Webster first described the method of treating retrodisplacement of the uterus in 1901; Baldy modified it in 1903.

Bibliography

  • J. C. Webster:
    atisfactory operation for certain cases of retroversion of the uterus.
    Journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago, 1901, 37: 913.
  • J. M. Baldy, in:
    American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children, New York, 1902, 45: 650-654. New York Medical Journal, 1903, 78: 167-169.

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