Shirodkar suture

Shirodkar suture

A circular stitch to control CERVICAL INCOMPETENCE.

Shirodkar,

N.V., Indian obstetrician and gynecologist, 1900-1971.
Shirodkar needle
Shirodkar operation - a cerclage procedure done by pursestring suturing of an incompetent cervical os with a nonabsorbent suture material.
Shirodkar probe
Shirodkar suture
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The conventional Shirodkar suture was modified to decrease the operation time and to minimize the potential harmful effects of the anesthetic on the fetus, as well as to avoid the occurrence of hemorrhaging during the posterior vaginal wall dissection.