prolapse

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Related to Vaginal prolapse: rectocele, cystocele, Uterine prolapse, Pelvic Organ Prolapse

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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Data source: A secondary analysis of a single-blind randomized trial of 150 women undergoing vaginal prolapse surgery.
The use of mesh implants in vaginal prolapse surgery: Position statement and recommendations of the South African Urogynaecology Association.
Incidence and management of graft erosion, wound granulation, and dyspareunia following vaginal prolapse repair with graft materials: a systematic review.
American Medical Systems[R] (AMS) (NASDAQ: AMMD), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for both male and female pelvic health, today announced the results of three major clinical studies that each point to a high degree of efficacy and patient satisfaction with AMS' minimally invasive treatment options for female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and vaginal prolapse.
Anatomical conditions for pelvic floor reconstruction with polypropylene implant and its application for the treatment of vaginal prolapse.
CHICAGO -- The presence of scar tissue may protect against synthetic mesh erosion following vaginal prolapse repair, according to a retrospective case-control study.
Meanwhile, the experts meet a woman with a major vaginal prolapse and man whose incontinence was improved by a revolutionary operation which is available on the NHS.
The patients in question underwent surgery conducted by Mr Rowland between 2001-08 for specific problems, such as urinary incontinence and vaginal prolapse.
True (A) or false (B)--click on the correct answer: Anterior vaginal prolapse (AVP) is the most common type of POP.
Professor Rane stated, "The Perigee system addresses all types of anterior vaginal prolapse in an efficient and minimally invasive procedure.
Jelovsek and his associates in the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development's Pelvic Floor Disorders Network used data from OPUS (Outcomes Following Vaginal Prolapse Repair and Midurethral Sling).