sacrocolpopexy

sacrocolpopexy

(sā″krō-kol′pŏ-pek″sē, sak″rō-) [ sacro- + colpopexy]
The tethering of a prolapsed uterus or vagina to its proper anatomical position within the pelvis, typically with a support made of surgical mesh.
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Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging before and 6 months after laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy.
Giving details about his new laparoscopic technique, SE-rgit said that he performed a hysterectomy, salpingectomy, oophorectomy, Burch colposuspension and sacrocolpopexy using the same incision.
Alternatives such as traditional tissue repairs and abdominal sacrocolpopexy (open or endoscopic)
This corresponded to an increase in laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy and vaginal procedures, as well as the mesh repairs," she said.
Among the cases are stress incontinence and elevated voiding pressures, recurrent vesicovaginal fistula, lower urinary tract symptoms in a young female, vaginal pain after vaginal mesh replacement, and mesh extrusion after abdominal sacrocolpopexy.
Robotic sacrocolpopexy, when compared with abdominal sacrocolpopexy (16), was associated with less blood loss (103[+ or -]96 vs 255[+ or -]155 ml, P <0.
The patient was discharged on day 8, but was to come back 6-8 weeks later for an elective sacrocolpopexy to correct the vaginal wall prolapse.
Sacrocolpopexy, a urogynecology procedure to prevent prolapse and incontinence
Overall, 86% of the patients chose surgery--most commonly sacrocolpopexy.
Robotic sacrocolpopexy surgery appears to offer many new benefits for patients-including decreased hospital stay and quicker recovery.
Current level I evidence suggests that the optimal procedure for anterior vaginal repair is abdominal sacrocolpopexy combined with a Burch colposuspension and paravaginal repair.
Sacrocolpopexy through abdominal approach uses a synthetic mesh to re-suspend the vaginal vault.