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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Five year follow-up comparing tension-free vaginal tape and colposuspension.
Patient satisfaction remained high two years after surgery for both groups, with 67 percent of TVT patients and 62 percent of colposuspension patients reporting being satisfied or highly satisfied, or 89 percent and 88 percent respectively on the attenders analysis.
As opposed to the colposuspension, this is a minimally invasive surgical procedure.
Level 1 evidence found efficacy to be equivalent to that of colposuspension.
Direct comparison with the current surgery of choice, colposuspension, showed similar efficacy between the techniques, but with significant benefits in terms of quality of life and cost effectiveness for TVT (largely due to reductions in length of hospital stay and recuperation time related to the less invasive surgery) (5).
These include colposuspension - the most major operation but with a very high cure rate, and various vaginal "sling" procedures.
Prediction of genital prolapse after Burch colposuspension.
38) These success rates are similar to those reported for the Burch colposuspension and rectus fascia slings.
Based on a recent Cochrane review, open retropubic colposuspension seems to be the most effective treatment modality for SUI, especially in the long term.
The Burch colposuspension is being superseded by the non-tension vaginal polypropylene suburethral sling procedure (TVT).