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In most cases, the site of the prior uterosacral cardinal ligament complex can usually be identified as dimples on the lateral edges of the apex.
We place the loop after we've carried our dissection down to the middle of the cardinal ligament.
The clamp should now include the superior portion of the cardinal ligament with the uterine vessels and paracolpium immediately above the lateral vaginal fornix.
The pararectal space is bordered laterally by the pelvic sidewall, anterolaterally by the cardinal ligament, and medially by the rectal pillars.