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Alwin K., German gynecologist, 1859-1925. See: Mackenrodt ligament.
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Routine abdominal hysterectomy was proceeded upto Mackenrodt's and uterosacral ligaments, and specimen was delivered vaginally and hysterectomy completed.
Furthermore, I have benefited from the help of Manfred Wolf, Helmut Kohl, Wulf Doser, Wolfgang Schon, Yael Ben-Zion, Mark-Oliver Mackenrodt, Andrew Hessick, Tal Tirosh and, last but not least, Amina Dammann.
Uterine body is supported by broad ligaments laterally which is a weak support while cervix has stronger support by mackenrodt and uterosacral ligaments.
Surgical technique: The total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy was performed in all the patients following standard steps: abdomen was opened in layers via Pfannenstiel incision, and then infundibulopelvic ligament was clamped followed by clamping of uterine artery and Mackenrodt's ligament.