cystocele


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cystocele

[′sis·tə‚sēl]
(medicine)
Herniation of the urinary bladder into the vagina.
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A sample image demonstrating area beneath the PC line in a control subject versus a cystocele subject is shown in Figure 3.
In a 2010 Cochrane Database review, anterior colporrhaphy was associated with more recurrent cystocele formation than standard repairs augmented with polyglactin mesh or porcine dermis inlay, polypropylene mesh as an overlay, or armed transobturator mesh.
Compared with being white, being black was found to be protective for all types of prolapse progression, while being Hispanic increased the risk of cystocele progression by 21%, and being Asian/Pacific Islander increased the risk of cystocele and rectocele progression by more than 200%.
A cystocele is mild (grade 1) when the bladder droops only a short way into the vagina.
WITH a cystocele, frequency of urination and cystitis-type symptoms of pain and burning when passing urine.
Anterior colporraphy is the gold standard to treat cystocele by the vaginal approach.
Midline plication, as well as paravaginal repair involving lateral attachment of the vagina to the arcus, have thus been the surgical approaches of choice for anterior-wall prolapse and cystocele.
Postvoid residual volume Indications for a postvoid residual volume in an elderly woman are history of diabetes or neurologic disorders such as multiple sclerosis or spinal cord injury, history of recurrent urinary tract infections, symptoms of voiding difficulty in addition to stress urinary incontinence, or a large pelvic organ prolapse such as a cystocele on physical examination.
The central area of the mesh was fashioned according to the size of the cystocele.
A grade 1 or 2 cystocele may require no treatment, except avoidance of heavy lifting or straining.