colpotomy


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colpotomy

[käl′päd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
Incision of the vagina.
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Again, using the "cut" mode on the console during the colpotomy minimizes charring.
The anterior colpotomy is initiated with the posterior displacement of the uterine fundus using the RUMI II articulating tip (CooperSurgical) by rotating the handle counterclockwise.
If the manipulator is not used and placed properly, it will be more difficult to find the cervical cup when initiating the colpotomy and maintaining the pneumoperitoneum.
By moving the flexible-tip camera, one can adequately visualize the entire colpotomy.
A 3-cm anterior colpotomy incision is made in the upper third of the vagina.
With either type of hysterectomy, the use of a colpotomy ring--either a KOH cup or a VCARE device--works nicely.
TLH includes a hysterectomy, colpotomy, and cuff closure, all performed laparoscopically.
As long as the Deaver is there for protection of the bladder, you just keep going up the sidewall until you can see the bladder reflection before attempting an anterior colpotomy.
Events Requiring Reoperation After TVT Placement (*) Event Number of Cases Tape cut 29 Hematoma 23 Tape loosened 16 Suprapubic catheter placement 10 Bleeding/abscess at site of suprapubic catheter 5 Tape removed 3 Tape tightened 3 Bleeding from colpotomy 2 Small bowel perforation 1 Periurethral injection 1 Bleeding posterior repair (**) 6 Bleeding hysterectomy pedicle (**) 2 Tuboovarian abscess (**) 1 Nephrostomy, ureterocystostomy (**) 1 (*)Based on 3,713 procedures performed in Austria.
There is no consensus on appropriate surgical treatment for TOA, but options include posterior colpotomy, ultrasound or CT-guided drainage, laparoscopy-assisted drainage, laparotomy and unilateral adnexectomy, and total abdominal hysterectomy-bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.
The study included patients who had undergone laparoscopic myomectomy by either posterior colpotomy or morcellation during an 8-year period, noted Dr.