vaginopexy

vaginopexy

 [vah-ji´no-pek″se]
colpopexy; vaginofixation; suturing of the vagina to the abdominal wall in cases of vaginal relaxation.

vag·i·no·fix·a·tion

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

vaginopexy

/vag·i·no·pexy/ (vah-ji´no-pek″se) vaginofixation.

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.

vaginopexy

colpopexy; vaginofixation; suturing of the vagina to the abdominal wall in cases of vaginal relaxation.
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The vaginal vault defect was closed, and a vaginopexy to the sacrospinous ligament was performed using polydioxanone.
To reduce recurrence, the rectovaginal cul-de-sac is obliterated, the peritoneum overlying the sacrospinous ligament on either side is incised, and the peritoneum and rectum are then retracted in order to allow identification of the tissue above the sacrospinous ligament, after which a vaginopexy is performed by fixation of the vaginal vault to the sacrospinous or uterosacral ligaments.
Management of recurrent cervico-vaginal prolapse with vaginopexy in a buffalo: A case report.