Manchester operation

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Man·ches·ter op·er·a·tion

(man'chĕs-tĕr),
a vaginal operation for prolapse of the uterus, consisting of cervical amputation and parametrial fixation (cardinal ligaments) anterior to the uterus.
[Manchester, England]

Manchester operation

(măn′chĕs′tər, -chĭ-stər)
n.
A vaginal operation for prolapsed uterus consisting of cervical amputation and parametrial fixation of the cervical ligaments of the uterus.
A surgical procedure designed for secondary or tertiary uterine prolapse with cystourethrocele, which is best suited for elderly patients
Goal Change angle of uterus in pelvis
Method Cardinal and uterosacral ligaments are brought anterior to the lower uterine segment, which rotates the uterine axis and brings the fundus anterior
Pros No entry of peritoneal cavity, decreased OR time, minimal recovery time patients
Cons High incidence of premature labour, infertility

Manchester operation

Gynecology A surgical procedure designed for 2º or 3º uterine prolapse with cystourethrocele, ideal for elderly Pts Goal Change angle of uterus in pelvis. See Uterine prolapse.

Man·ches·ter op·er·a·tion

(man'ches-tĕr op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
A vaginal operation for prolapse of the uterus, consisting of cervical amputation and parametrial fixation (cardinal ligaments) anterior to the uterus.
Synonym(s): Fothergill operation.
[Manchester, England]

Manchester,

city in England, where the operation was developed.
Manchester operation - a vaginal operation for prolapse of the uterus, consisting of cervical amputation and parametrial fixation (cardinal ligaments) anterior to the uterus. Synonym(s): Fothergill operation