kelly's operation

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Kelly's operation Kel·ly's operation (kěl'ēz)

  1. The surgical correction of retroversion of the uterus by plication of the uterosacral ligaments.

  2. The surgical correction of stress-related urinary incontinence by placing sutures beneath the bladder neck.

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