colporrhaphy


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colporrhaphy

 [kol-por´ah-fe]
1. suture of the vagina.
2. the operation of denuding and suturing the vaginal wall to narrow the vagina.

col·por·rha·phy

(kol-pōr'ă-fē),
Repair of a rupture of the vagina by excision and suturing of the edges of the tear.
[colpo- + G. rhaphē, suture]

colporrhaphy

/col·por·rha·phy/ (kol-por´ah-fe)
1. suture of the vagina.
2. the operation of denuding and suturing the vaginal wall to narrow the vagina.

colporrhaphy

(kŏl-pôr′ə-fē)
n.
Repair of a rupture of the vagina by suturing the edges of the tear.

colporrhaphy

[kolpôr′əfē]
Etymology: Gk, kolpos + raphe, suture
a surgical procedure in which the vagina is sutured to narrow it.

col·por·rha·phy

(kol-pōr'ă-fē)
Repair of a rupture of the vagina by excision and suturing of the edges of the tear.
[colpo- + G. rhaphē, suture]

colporrhaphy

Repair of a torn or lax vagina, especially if there has been herniation of the bladder or rectum.

colporrhaphy

1. suture of the vagina.
2. the operation of denuding and suturing the vaginal wall to narrow the vagina.
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in 200614 showed significantly higher anatomic failure rates after graft-augmented repair compared with native tissue posterior colporrhaphy, whereas the other found no difference between groups.
At 2-year follow-up, SSLS and USLS along with anterior colporrhaphy and posterior repair are equally effective for treatment of prolapse with comparable functional and adverse outcomes.
Anterior vaginal wall prolapse: A randomized controlled trial of SIS graft versus traditional colporrhaphy.
After enterocele closure and anterior colporrhaphy (if indicated), sacrospinous sutures are placed through the full thickness of vaginal muscularis at the point of new vaginal apex.
Anterior vaginal prolapse repair: A randomised trial of traditional anterior colporrhaphy and self-tailored mesh repair.
reported that posterior colporrhaphy alone or with other vaginal surgeries does not adversely affect sexual function and in fact it may aid in the resumption of sexual activity and significantly improving quality of life and social aspects of daily living.
In May 2012, the patient had a total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH), with a bilateral salpingo-ophorectomy (BSO), the excision of a leiomyoma, and a posterior colporrhaphy.
While some reports cite low long-term recurrence rates (> 5%) after anterior colporrhaphy, most publications cite > 40% anterior compartment recurrence rates.
The strongest variable associated with a positive treatment response was previous anterior colporrhaphy (odds ratio, 2.
Paravaginal repair of anterior prolapse with synthetic mesh is associated with a higher anatomic success rate than is xenograft repair; both of these interventions were more successful than standard colporrhaphy, based on interim results of a double-blind, randomized, controlled study.
This combination is superior to anterior colporrhaphy or sacrospinous colpofixation with or without vaginal paravaginal repair.
The investigators found that a total of 42 of the 57 patients (74%) had sacral colpopexy; 7 (12%) had uterosacral suspension; 6 (11%) had total vaginal mesh placed; and 2 (3%) had posterior colporrhaphy.