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Pereyra procedure (colposuspension)[pĕ-ra´rah]
1. a surgical technique for the correction of stress incontinence: a loop of suture or other material is inserted through the paraurethral tissue near the bladder neck and attached to the abdominal fascia in order to elevate the bladder.
2. a type of bladder neck suspension similar to the Burch procedure; a loop of suture or other material is inserted through the paraurethral tissue near the bladder neck and attached to the abdominal fascia.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Pereyra,Armand Joseph, U.S. gynecologist and obstetrician, 1904–.
Pereyra bladder suspension
Pereyra operation - Synonym(s): Pereyra procedure
Pereyra paraurethral suspension
Pereyra procedure - surgical procedure for the correction of incontinence. Synonym(s): Pereyra operation; Pereyra technique
Pereyra technique - Synonym(s): Pereyra procedure
Pereyra vesicourethral suspension
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