prolapse

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prolapse

Pathol
the sinking or falling down of an organ or part, esp the womb

prolapse

[′prō‚laps]
(medicine)
The falling or sinking down of a part or organ.
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There were lesser cases from menopausal age group, thus symptoms of uterine prolapse and post-menopausal bleeding were noted only in 1% of the total patients studied.
Uterine prolapse is a rare obstetrical emergency that occurs in feline species (Biddle and Macintire, 2000; Deroy et al.
Management options for women with uterine prolapse interested in uterine preservation.
The purpose of this study is to show the significant association of squamous metaplasia (the precursor for cervical cancer), hyperkeratosis, and parakeratosis, and as the Pap smear finding in patients with uterine prolapse, which is sparsely represented in the literature despite the high incidence of the later.
Sacrospinous hysteropexy versus vaginal hysterectomy with suspension of the uterosacral ligaments in women with uterine prolapse stage 2 or higher: multicentre randomised non-inferiority trial.
045) in a small group of 19 women who were fitted with a ring pessary for at least 1 year, and Matsubara and Ohki [10] reported correction/reversal of uterine prolapse in six women 42 months after removal of the ring pessary, suggesting a therapeutic effect.
For example, getting people to understand that uterine prolapse is linked to the gendered expectation that women can undertake heavy manual labour immediately after childbirth.
As was the case with our patient, it is possible for a woman with severe total uterine prolapse (Stage IV) to have no major problems with urination or defecation.
Two-year outcomes were similar between women who underwent transvaginal sacrospinous ligament fixation and those who underwent transvaginal uterosacral ligament suspension to correct apical vaginal or uterine prolapse and stress incontinence in the first randomized trial to compare the two approaches.
We also find that testosterone is great for stress incontinence and bladder or uterine prolapse when applied to the perineum several times per week.
In the other study joint laxity was evaluated by using Carter- Wilkinson criteria, and POP was examined in the standing position and non-straining position for cystocoele, rectocoele and uterine prolapse However, Beigton score and POPQ system was used in our study, which is an efficinet system that allows researchers to report findings in a standardised fashion.
There are several types of POP, including bladder prolapse, or cystocele; rectal prolapse, or rectocele; uterine prolapse, or uterine descensus; and vaginal vault prolapse.