colpotomy


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colpotomy

[käl′päd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
Incision of the vagina.
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All of these factors increase the burden on the pelvic base, despite the performance of all robotic laparoscopies at our institution with a monopolar device for colpotomy, creation of incisions as rapidly as possible, and minimization of thermal damage (2).
Similarly, for a P-TVM procedure, a posterior colpotomy is performed longitudinally after local infiltration and the pararectal space is opened by blunt dissection.
Hysterotomy through colpotomy combined with cervicotomy for the treatment of fetal maceration in a cattle.
Colpotomy and drainage of pelvic hematoma under short general anaesthesia was done.
It gives surgeons control of the uterus, displaces the cervix away from the ureters, retracts the urinary bladder, and defines the dissecting place for a colpotomy incision.
Additionally, the cervix is not exposed to C[O.sub.2] until colpotomy at the procedure's end--and only briefly The in vitro studies implicating a negative effect of simulated C[O.sub.2] pneumoperitoneum are neither compelling nor consistent.
The hysterectomy module allows the user to manipulate the uterus, identify the ureters, divide the superior pedicles, mobilize the bladder, expose and divide the uterine artery, and perform the colpotomy. The cuff closure module allows the user to suture the vaginal cuff using barbed suture.
A colpotomy procedure to increase oocyte recovery rates on aspiration of equine preovulatory follicles.
By removing the fibroid via a colpotomy incision, the Italian MIGS surgeon Fabio Ghezzi, MD, is able to perform myomectomy and hysterectomy routinely via minilaparoscopy.
(25) What we do not know yet is whether this is due to the use of energy during colpotomy or the method of suturing.
The vaginal procedure began with anterior and posterior colpotomy. The vesico-cervical, cardinal and utero-sacral ligaments were transected.