Study of Abdominal Shirodkar sling operation for uterocervical prolapse
Aim: To study the procedures of abdominal Shirodkar sling itself and its results.
Material and Methods: Abdominal Shirodkers sling operation for conservative surgery for uterocervical descent is performed in thirty-three women of civil hospital Ahmedabad. The procedure is difficult and bold but is the perfect anatomical solution to strengthen weak uterosacral ligaments with the help of a mercelene tap.
Results: Long term follow up also showed good results. This helps in treating infertility due to prolapse. Moreover, vaginal delivery is possible following this conservative surgery. Cystocele is also corrected by pulling the uterus in its position with a newly created uterosacral ligament with a mercelene tap.
Conclusion: Abdominal sling with Dr. Shirodkar’s method is the real corrective solution to weekend uterosacral ligaments. It is the perfect anatomical solution for conservatives' approach to uterocervical descent. Of course, Procedure is difficult and requires boldness.
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