presacral neurectomy

(redirected from Cotte operation)

pre·sa·cral neu·rec·to·my

cutting of the presacral nerve to relieve severe dysmenorrhea.

presacral neurectomy

n.
Surgical removal of the presacral plexus to relieve severe dysmenorrhea.

pre·sa·cral neu·rec·to·my

, presacral sympathectomy (prē-sā'krăl nūr-ek'tŏ-mē, sim'pă-thek'tŏ-mē)
Cutting of the presacral nerve to relieve severe dysmenorrhea.
Synonym(s): Cotte operation.

Cotte,

Gaston, French surgeon, 1879-1951.
Cotte operation - cutting of the presacral nerve to relieve severe dysmenorrhea. Synonym(s): presacral neurectomy