ligament

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A clear view of the uterine sidewall is created with retraction using a grasper on the remnant of the round ligament.
Dissect to below the round ligament and lateral to the uterus.
Upward traction on the round ligaments from the abdominal approach can cause trauma and bleeding to these structures and may be unsuccessful for the same reasons that vaginal reduction often fails.
The UPLIFT procedure is a simple surgical procedure that shortens and strengthens the round ligaments to reposition a tipped uterus to a normal position.