colpectomy


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vaginectomy

 [vaj″ĭ-nek´tah-me]
1. surgical excision of the vagina; called also colpectomy.
2. resection of the tunica vaginalis testis.

vag·i·nec·to·my

(vaj'i-nek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of the vagina or a segment thereof.
Synonym(s): colpectomy
[vagina + G. ektomē, excision]

colpectomy

(kŏl-pĕk′tə-mē)

vaginectomy

(1) The surgical excision of all or part of the vagina, usually for treatment of extensive squamous cell carcinoma, less often for female-to-male sex reassignment. 
(2) Removal of the tunica vaginalis testis.

vag·i·nec·to·my

(vaj'i-nek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of the vagina or a segment thereof.
Synonym(s): colpectomy.
[vagina + G. ektomē, excision]
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In a patient who has post-hysterectomy prolapse and is not interested in continued sexual function, total colpectomy and colpocleisis provide a highly minimally invasive, durable option to correct her prolapse.
If there is complete eversion of the vagina then, truly, total colpectomy and colpocleisis is the procedure of choice.
Here are key steps for performing partial or complete colpectomy and colpocleisis.
See VIDEO #2 and VIDEO #3 for a demonstration of how to perform a complete colpectomy and colpocleisis.
Q2 Why is levatoroplasty and perineorrhaphy such an important part of both the LeFort partial colpocleisis and colpectomy and colpocleisis?
(Note: The patient whose colpectomy and colpocleisis is shown in Video #3 failed two previous colpectomy and colpocleisis procedures.)
Q8 Would you ever perform a vaginal hysterectomy and then proceed with a colpectomy and colpocleisis?
There is no evidence that vaginal hysterectomy followed by colpectomy carries more morbidity than a LeFort procedure when a regional anesthetic is used.
When one of my patients opts for an obliterative procedure, I almost always choose to perform a colpectomy.
Therefore, it is incumbent on those who advocate hysterectomy and colpectomy over LeFort colpocleisis to support it with evidence.