Alexander-Adams operation


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Alexander-Adams operation

(al″ek-san′dĕr-ad′ămz)
[William Alexander, Brit. surgeon, 1844–1919; James A. Adams, Scottish gynecologist, 1857–1930]
Surgery in which the round ligaments of the uterus are shortened and their ends sutured to the exterior abdominal ring. It is used in treating uterine displacement.

Alexander,

William, English surgeon, 1844-1919.
Alexander-Adams operation - Synonym(s): Alexander operation
Alexander operation - repair of uterine displacement. Synonym(s): Alexander-Adams operation

Adams,

James Alexander, Scottish gynecologist, 1857-1930.
Alexander-Adams operation - Synonym(s): Alexander operation
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