1886 Journal of the American Medical Association  
nature by taking the perinea of such women as models for the operation. The anterior vaginal or cervical walls may be stitched to the posterior vaginal walls, as a preliminary or first step in performing the above described operation, if the case be unusually unpromising or complicated, and the patient be beyond childbearing. The denudations should be made where the walls come together after the uterus has been anteverted and the cervix pushed well back, and need not be as extensive as in the
more » ... tensive as in the Le Fort operation for prolapse. Occlusion of the vaginal canal must, of course, be avoided.
doi:10.1001/jama.1886.04250080014003 fatcat:daovjpofhjeuzi3ar6h3qgklga