colposuspension


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suspension

 [sus-pen´shun]
1. temporary cessation, as of pain or a vital process.
2. a supporting from above, as in treatment where extremities are elevated with a traction device.
3. a preparation of a finely divided, undissolved substance dispersed in a liquid vehicle.
bladder neck suspension any of various methods of surgical fixation of the urethrovesical junction area and the bladder neck to restore the neck to a high retropubic position for relief of stress incontinence. Among numerous types of procedures are the Burch procedure and the Pereyra procedure. Called also colposuspension.
colloid suspension a colloid system; see colloid (def. 2). Sometimes used specifically for a sol in which the dispersed phase is solid and the particles are large enough to settle out of solution.

col·po·sus·pen·sion

(kol'pō-sus-pen'shun),
Suture fixation of the lateral vaginal fornix to the Cooper ligament on each side, as a modification and enhancement of the standard Marshall-Marchetti-Kranz urethrovesical suspension for stress urinary incontinence due to cystocele.
[colpo- + suspension]

colposuspension

/col·po·sus·pen·sion/ (-sus-pen´shun) bladder neck suspension.

colposuspension

[kol′posuspen′shun]
bladder neck suspension.

col·po·sus·pen·sion

(kol'pō-sŭs-pen'shŭn)
Suture fixation of the lateral vaginal fornix to Cooper ligament on each side, as a modification and enhancement of the standard Marshall-Marchetti-Kranz urethrovesical suspension for stress urinary incontinence due to cystocele.

colposuspension

a surgical procedure used in the treatment of urinary incontinence caused by urethral sphincter mechanism incompetence in female dogs. The procedure aims to move an intrapelvic bladder neck to an intra-abdominal position. Called also vaginal advancement.
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Pelvic organ prolapse repair with and without prophylactic concomitant Burch colposuspension in continent women: a randomized, controlled trial with 8-year followup.
Laparoscopic Burch colposuspension and the tension-free vaginal tape procedure.
Colposuspension surgery has been shown to be effective in curing incontinence in 40 to 55 percent of dogs initially, though many relapse within the first year.
As opposed to the colposuspension, this is a minimally invasive surgical procedure.
Traditional operation alternatives, including open colposuspension and suprapubic slings, are very invasive procedures associated with many complications, where the long term results of less invasive operations like needle colposuspension procedures, have poor.
Paraiso, MD: We use the robot for hysterectomy, myomectomy, sacrocolpopexy, Burch colposuspension, paravaginal repair, tubal reanastomosis, endometriosis resection, ureterolysis, and cerclage.
Traditional interventions include pelvic floor exercises and open retropubic colposuspension.
If a sacrocolpopexy is planned, the CARE (Colpopexy and Urinary Reduction Efforts) trial recommends the placement of a Burch colposuspension at the time of surgery, regardless of preoperative urodynamics.
Objetivo: describir la tecnica y los resultados a corto plazo de los primeros casos en Colombia sobre la utilizacion de la tecnica de colposuspension laparoscopica lateral de Dubuisson, como una alternativa para el tratamiento del prolapso apical en pacientes con contraindicacion para colposacropexia.
Surgery such as colposuspension or "sling" surgery, in which the bladder is pulled up and secured, is usually recommended when other options fail.