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Kelly plication

Kelly plication
an operation for correction of stress incontinence in women; the connective tissue between the vagina and the urethra and the floor of the bladder are sutured to form a wide shelf of firm tissue supporting the urethra and bladder.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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