colpocleisis

colpocleisis

 [kol″po-kli´sis]
surgical closure of the vaginal canal.

col·po·clei·sis

(kol'pō-klī'sis),
Operation for obliterating the lumen of the vagina.
[colpo- + G. kleisis, closure]

colpocleisis

/col·po·clei·sis/ (kol″pah-kli´sis) surgical closure of the vaginal canal.

col·po·clei·sis

(kol'pō-klī'sis)
Operation for obliterating the lumen of the vagina.
[colpo- + G. kleisis, closure]

colpocleisis

surgical closure of the vaginal canal.
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The surgery methods included 43 cases of native tissue repair, 170 of tension-free vaginal mesh (TVM) procedure, 63 of colpocleisis, 10 of sacrospinous ligament fixation, and 14 of sacral colpopexy.
Colpocleisis is done for patients who are not sexually active (answer D is incorrect).
Obliterative procedures, including total or partial colectomy and colpocleisis, are appropriate for very carefully selected patients.
Various surgical techniques for prolapse surgery using laparotomy, laparoscopy, and vaginal surgery, including colporrhaphy (with or without mesh placement), sacrospinous ligament fixation, abdominal sacrocolpopexy (ASC), high sacrouterine ligament fixation, and colpocleisis have been used.
Vaginal evisceration during pessary fitting and treatment with immediate colpocleisis.
Finally, in a recent case report, an 82-year-old woman experienced vaginal evisceration during initial fitting, causing displacement of the pessary into the abdomen, with resultant emergency colpocleisis (Rubin, Jones, & Harmanli, 2010).
As mentioned by Weber et al, colpocleisis may be an appropriate choice for older patients who are not concerned with vaginal function (2).
It must be kept in mind that certain prolapse procedures, such as sacrospinous ligament fixation and colpocleisis, have a particularly high risk of postoperative occult SUI.
NEW ORLEANS -- Colpocleisis successfully resolves pelvic organ prolapse, and patient satisfaction rates are extremely high 1 year after surgery, according to a cohort study of 153 patients.
Large vesicovaginal fistula in women with pelvic organ prolapse: The role of colpocleisis revisited.
In the vaginal group, uterine sacral ligament suspension and colpocleisis were the two most common procedures.