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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A prospective multicentre study15 included 139 women with >stage2 posterior vaginal prolapse and/or apical descent.
An article [2] in this edition, however, describes a randomised trial performed in India of mesh and autologous tissue repair for vaginal prolapse, and recommends the reconsideration of autologous repair.
Robotics and laparoscopy for vaginal prolapse and incontinence.
An unusual feature of this case was the occurrence of Grade IVa vaginal prolapse (ANDERSON & SANDISON, 1969) in a cow that is used exclusively for ET and IVF; vaginal prolapses in cows are predominant during gestation or immediately after parturition (MIESNER & ANDERSON, 2008; PRESTES et al.
Efficacy of Marlex mesh in the repair of severe, recurrent vaginal prolapse of the anterior midvaginal wall.
On inspection of the genital region there was evidence of vaginal prolapse with a 20-30 cm evisceration of small bowel via a vaginal vault defect.
A YOUR letter goes on to describe problems with urinary incontinence so I think you probably have a vaginal prolapse.
Urogynaecology and you; a handbook for women and bladder disorders, womb and vaginal prolapse.
A randomized controlled trial found no advantage for vaginal prolapse repair using mesh colpopexy compared with nomesh repair, said Dr.
One animal experienced mammary/nipple enlargement, vulvar swelling, and liver failure, and the other had vaginal prolapse and elevated estrogen levels.