proper ligament

proper ligament

a fold of peritoneum which unites the ovary to the uterus or the testis to the epididymis.

proper ligament ligament of the ovary
a fold of peritoneum in the free edge of the mesometrium between the ovary and the horn of the uterus.
proper ligament ligament of the testis
the ligament which binds the tail of the epididymis to the testis.
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With the aid of the Maryland forceps, the ovarian proper ligament area was grasped and raised along the lateral abdominal wall, then a temporary trans-parietal suture using two polypropylene threads with a 4 cm circular needle was made to fix the corresponding ovary (Figure IE).
In knees with severe varus deformity, it may be difficult to gain ligament balance and more attention to the technical aspects to achieve proper ligament balance is required.
In knees with severe varus deformity, the surgical procedure to gain proper ligament balance involves exposure of posterior medial aspects of the tibia with release of the attachment of the semimembranosus, removal of osteophytes from the medial distal femur and proximal tibia, release of the superficial medial collateral ligament, and release of the pes anserinus if necessary.