broad ligaments

broad ligaments

Double folds of PERITONEUM hanging over the womb (uterus) and FALLOPIAN TUBES to form a partition in the pelvis.
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C) the least common form, or female type, is characterized by bilateral cryptorchidism with testis embedded in the broad ligaments in an ovarian position with respect to the uterus, which is fixed in the pelvis (7).
A bladder flap was developed, the anterior sheath of the broad ligaments opened, and the ligaments were penetrated lateral to the ascending branches of the uterine artery.
A vessel-sealing device of your choice can then be used to cross-clamp, seal, and transect the utero-ovarian, round, and broad ligaments.
The procedure involves a modified supracervical hysterectomy with mobilization of the round, broad ligaments to the uterine artery trunk, where the dissection stops.