Hegar dilators | definition of Hegar dilators by Medical dictionary
He·gar di·la·tors (hā'gahr),
a series of cylindrical bougies of graduated sizes used to dilate the cervical canal.
He·gar di·la·tors (hā'gahr dī'lā-tŏrz)
A series of cylindric bougies of graduated sizes used to dilate the cervical canal.
Hegar, Alfred, German gynecologist, 1830-1914.
Hegar dilators - a series of cylindrical bougies of graduated sizes used to dilate the cervical canal.
Hegar needle holder
Hegar sign - softening and compressibility of the lower segment of the uterus in early pregnancy.
Mayo-Hegar needle holder
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The cervical canal was then dilated serially with Hegar dilators
up to number 8 to prevent future restenosis.
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We dilate the umbilicus with Hegar dilators
to a size 16 to ease the extraction of tissue, if necessary, or for the placement of a laparoscopic morcellator.
In the in vivo method the patient learns self-hypnosis and then inserts in the vagina first a finger, and then Hegar dilators
of gradually increasing sizes.
Damage from a grasping volsellum or tenaculum to the anterior lip or forcible expansion with Hegar dilators
to the cervical canal can be reduced by pre-operative preparation.