colpotomy

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colpotomy

[käl′päd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
Incision of the vagina.
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Abdominal paracentesis and culdocentesis are unreliable in early unruptured or in tubal abortions with slow leak.
EGG retrieval for in vitro fertilisation by sonographically controlled vaginal culdocentesis.
The review findings also indicated that sonographic control with culdocentesis reduced the risk of hyponatremia associated with perforation.
Two often-used modalities are culdocentesis and laparoscopy.
Pain scores were significantly lower in the group receiving benzocaine gel for every procedure except culdocentesis.
Many of us remember the huge needles we used for culdocentesis in the emergency room, and I'm sure patients who were on the receiving end of the procedure will never forget.