uterosacral

uterosacral

 [u″ter-o-sa´kral]
pertaining to the uterus and sacrum.

u·ter·o·sa·cral

(yū'tĕr-ō-sā'krăl),
Relating to the uterus and the sacrum.

uterosacral

/utero·sa·cral/ (-sa´kr'l) pertaining to the uterus and sacrum.

uterosacral

pertaining to the uterus and sacrum.
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The common bleeding sites in SHiP include the serosa of the posterior wall of the uterus, the broad ligaments, or the uterosacral ligaments, and bleeding was recorded as venous at the site of varicosities.
The most common locations for endometriosis are the ovaries, pelvic peritoneum, uterosacral ligaments, and torus uterinus.
This may be accomplished vaginally with uterocervical suspension to the sacrospinous ligament or with a hysterectomy followed by a high suspension to the uterosacral ligaments, or to one or both sacrospinous ligaments.
Vault was fixed with uterosacral ligaments at its angle on both sides to reduce the incidence of vault prolapse.
Thickening of the uterosacral ligament and fat stranding can also be seen.
Nerves enter the uterus through the cardinal ligaments (at the 3 and 9 o'clock positions) and the uterosacral ligaments (at the 5 and 7 o'clock positions).
12 Uterosacral plication is reported to gives better results than ventrosuspension.
To reduce recurrence, the rectovaginal cul-de-sac is obliterated, the peritoneum overlying the sacrospinous ligament on either side is incised, and the peritoneum and rectum are then retracted in order to allow identification of the tissue above the sacrospinous ligament, after which a vaginopexy is performed by fixation of the vaginal vault to the sacrospinous or uterosacral ligaments.
2) The uterosacral and sacrospinous ligament suspension seek to restore the level 1 vaginal support.