Minchnev Technique for a Prolapsed Vagina.
The finger points at the site where the needle will exit after it is pushed up from inside of the vagina. The objective of this technique is to anchor the roof of the vagina bilaterally and permanently to the sacrosciatic ligament. Commercially available devices, known as Johnson buttons are placed in the same location and consists of two 7 cm discs and a shaft. The shaft with one disc attached is pushed up from within the vagina, after which the second disc is placed externally like a washer on the shaft. The second disk is kept in place with a cotter pin.
Drost M (1978)