sacrouterine

sacrouterine

 [sa″kro-u´ter-in]
pertaining to the sacrum and uterus.
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sacrouterine

(sā″krō-ū′tĕr-ĭn) [″ + uterus, womb]
Pert. to the sacrum and the uterus.
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Common to all our four patients was a history of surgically treated deep infiltrating endometriosis in lateral pelvic sidewalls affecting ureters, sacrouterine ligaments, and pelvic nerves.
Available adhesions in sacrouterine ligaments with neighboring organs were revealed in 53.39% cases.
Various surgical techniques for prolapse surgery using laparotomy, laparoscopy, and vaginal surgery, including colporrhaphy (with or without mesh placement), sacrospinous ligament fixation, abdominal sacrocolpopexy (ASC), high sacrouterine ligament fixation, and colpocleisis have been used.5
From outside the vaginal wall, in the posterolateral deep vaginal wall (inside the peritoneum), I incorporate the origin of the sacrouterine ligament and one arm of the mesh in the groove between the colon and levator ani, 15 cm from the introitus.
During the laparoscopic exploration a suspicious dense adhesion between the left sacrouterine ligament and the sigmoid colon was observed (Fig.1b).