To describe the new surgical technique and report the safety and feasibility of vaginally-assisted laparoscopic sacrohysteropexy VALSH. Patients were followed up for 12 months for mesh-related complications and improvements of symptoms. The operation had three sections; 1 st laparoscopic, 2 nd vaginal, 3 rd laparoscopic.
Pelvic organ prolapse POP occurs when the tissue and muscles of the pelvic floor no longer support the pelvic organs resulting in the drop prolapse of the pelvic organs from their normal position. The pelvic organs include the vagina, cervix, uterus, bladder, urethra, and rectum. The bladder is the most commonly involved organ in pelvic organ prolapse.
There are several types of prolapse surgery but all of them try to fix the prolapse and prevent it from happening again. Colporrhaphy uses stiches to repair or strengthen the tissue that supports the vagina. This involves making small cuts to your vagina.
In vaginal prolapse the vagina stretches or expands to protrude on other organs and structures. The situation seldom involves the vagina alone. Supports for the uterus often stretch allowing it to also fall prolapse when a woman strains during a bowel movement.
Back to Pelvic organ prolapse. You may not need any treatment if the prolapse is mild to moderate and not causing any pain or discomfort. Your doctor should offer you the full range of treatments and explain the possible benefits and risks of each option.
Top of the page Decision Point. You may want to have a say in this decision, or you may simply want to follow your doctor's recommendation. Either way, this information will help you understand what your choices are so that you can talk to your doctor about them.
The pelvic organs include the vaginauterusbladderurethraand rectum. These organs are held in place by muscles of the pelvic floor. Layers of connective tissue also give support.
Vaginal Rejuvenation Vs. Pelvic Floor Reconstruction? A recent development in pelvic floor surgery is the advent of Vaginal Rejuvenation Surgery. This may mean different things to different people.
Jump to content. Vaginal vault prolapse occurs when the upper portion of the vagina loses its normal shape and sags or drops down into the vaginal canal or outside of the vagina. It may occur alone or along with prolapse of the bladder cystoceleurethra urethrocelerectum rectoceleor small bowel enterocele.
To describe a new surgical procedure for pelvic organ prolapse using mesh and a vaginal support device VSD and to report the results of surgery. Ninety-five women with International Continence Society pelvic organ prolapse quantification stage 2 or more pelvic organ prolapse who underwent vaginal surgery using mesh augmentation and a VSD. Surgery involved a vaginal approach with mesh reinforcement and placement of a VSD for 4 weeks.