Hodge pessary

Hodge pes·sa·ry

(hoj),
a double-curve oblong pessary employed for the correction of retrodeviations of the uterus.

Hodge pes·sa·ry

(hoj pes'ŏr-ē)
A double-curve oblong pessary employed for the correction of retrodeviations of the uterus.

Hodge pessary

A pessary used to correct retrodeviations of the uterus.

Hodge,

Hugh L., U.S. gynecologist, 1796-1873.
Hodge maneuver
Hodge obstetrical forceps
Hodge pessary - a double-curve oblong pessary employed for the correction of retrodeviations of the uterus.
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The Hodge pessary is beneficial to patients with a narrow vaginal introitus, mild cystocele, and cervical insufficiency.
The Risser's anterior portion is rectangular with indentation but wider than the Hodge pessary (FIGURE 5C).