colpopexy

colpopexy

 [kol´po-pek″se]
suture of a relaxed vagina to the abdominal wall.

vag·i·no·fix·a·tion

(vaj'i-nō-fik-sā'shŭn),
Suture of a relaxed and prolapsed vagina to the abdominal wall.

colpopexy

/col·po·pexy/ (kol´pah-pek″se) suture of a relaxed vagina to the abdominal wall.

vag·i·no·fix·a·tion

(vaj'i-nō-fik-sā'shŭn)
Suturing a relaxed and prolapsed vagina to the abdominal wall.
Synonym(s): colpopexy, vaginopexy.

colpopexy

suture of a relaxed vagina to the abdominal wall.
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In a recent chart review of almost 1,000 women who underwent uterosacral colpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse, on the other hand, the intraoperative bladder injury rate was only 1%, and the rate of ureteral kinking/obstruction requiring stitch removal was significantly higher at 4.
Abdominal sacral colpopexy or vaginal sacrospinous colpopexy for vaginal vault prolapse: A prospective randomized study.
Additional procedures, including vaginal hysterectomy, McCall's culdoplasty, sacrospinous colpopexy and sacrospinous cervicopexy, were carried out wherever appropriate.
The authors are quoted in a HealthDay News report stating, "There was no difference in three-year cure rates when comparing patients undergoing traditional vaginal prolapse surgery without mesh with those undergoing vaginal colpopexy repair with mesh .
The gynaecological robotic operations which are being performed are myomectomy, total and supracervical hysterectomy, ovarian cystectomy, sacral colpopexy, tubal reanastomosis, lymph node dissection, surgery of retroperitoneal ectopic pregnancy, the Moskowitz procedure and endometriosis surgery (2-7,12-21).
In the initial study, researchers randomized 100 women with pelvic organ prolapse to receive either mesh or cadaver fascia for abdominal sacral colpopexy (Obstet.
6) Some such surgeries include sacral colpopexy, a type of surgery that uses a synthetic mesh to support the vagina by suturing the mesh to the sacrum; lifting and "tucking" the ligaments; and laparoscopic uterine suspension.
The abdominal sacral colpopexy offers the following advantages, consistent anatomy, most definitive enterocele repair and culdoplasty.
I also have adopted a simplified approach to remove the smaller uteri with supracervical hysterectomy and sacral colpopexy performed laparoscopically.
Sacrospinous colpopexy for support of the vaginal apex.
We routinely offer to our patients minimally invasive laparoscopic, outpatient procedures (and the most experience in the region with hundreds of cases performed annually) in robotic pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence procedures such as sacral colpopexy that do not require use of controversial vaginal mesh," said Dr.