Definition of Purse-string operation
1. Noun. A surgical procedure in which a suture is used to close the cervix in a pregnant woman; is performed when the cervix has failed to retain previous pregnancies.
Generic synonyms: Operation, Surgery, Surgical Operation, Surgical Procedure, Surgical Process
Lexicographical Neighbors of Purse-string Operation
Literary usage of Purse-string operation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Technic of Operations Upon the Intestines and Stomach by Alfred Henry Gould (1906)
"THE purse-string operation. This operation has been developed and improved by various American surgeons. The originators of the technic were Doyen,1 ..."
2. A Manual of Gynecology by John Cooke Hirst (1918)
"I. The Stoltz purse-string operation is applicable only to small ... Stoltz purse string operation. 2. Old oval denudation. 3. Martin operation. 4. ..."
3. The American Gynaecological and Obstetrical Journal (1897)
"I did the purse-string operation a number of times, and every one seemed to slough or the stitches to tear. The operation I do now is the ..."
4. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1919)
"The method employed in practically all cases of femoral hernia has been the simple, so-called purse-string, operation, consisting of first a very thorough ..."
5. Handbook of gynaecological operations by Alban Henry Griffiths Doran (1887)
"Purse-String Operation.—There is an important modification of the ordinary ... The purse-string operation has been advocated by several distinguished ..."
6. Transactions of the Obstetrical Society of London: Vol. I-XLIX, for the Year by Obstetrical Society of London (1891)
"... namely the dap-splitting operation of Law son fait and the "purse-string" operation so well described by Dr. Gaillard Thomas. ..."
7. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1892)
"The old-fashioned purse-string operation for laceration through the sphincter is described and figured with few, if any, changes. ..."