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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Vaginal prolapse is a clinical condition characterized by bulging of the top of the vagina into the lower vagina or outside the opening of the vagina due to disruption in the functionality and strength of the levetar ani muscles, endopelvic fascia and ligaments or the uterosacral-cardinal ligament complex1,2.
Dallas, M.D., from the Stanford University School of Medicine in California, and colleagues used data from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development to identify all women who underwent pelvic organ prolapse repair in California from 2005 to 2011 (110,329 women).
Effective surgical management of advanced pelvic organ prolapse (POP) depends on prolapse location and stage, presence of urinary incontinence, need for hysterectomy, the patient's desire to maintain sexual function, type of surgery, and the surgeon's skill and experience, among other factors.
Pelvic examination revealed stage 3 pelvic organ prolapse (POP), with point C as the leading edge using the Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification (POPQ) examination (Aa+3, Ap+3, Ba+6, Bp+6, C+6, D+2, gh 4.5, pb 2, tvl 9).
Keywords: Mesh, Graft, Pelvic organ prolapse, Urinary incontinence.
In this case series, we describe the safety, feasibility, and outcomes of a modified form of a combined vaginal and laparoscopic approach, vaginally-assisted laparoscopic sacrohysteropexy (VALSH) for treating advanced uterovaginal prolapse.
Preputial prolapse predisposes bulls to preputial injuries leading to swelling, erosion of preputial epithelium, constriction of preputial orifice, induration and abscessation, ultimately resulting in fibrosis (Walker and Vaughan, 1980).
Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) are common conditions that can have a negative impact on a patient's quality of life.
Various parts of this support system can weaken, causing one or more of the pelvic organs to prolapse (slip out of its normal position)--for example, if the front wall of the vagina weakens sufficiently, the bladder and/or uterus may prolapse into the vagina; while any weakness in the back wall can cause the rectum to prolapse outside the anus.
Short-term prolapse outcomes--12-30 months in most of the studies--"are usually not clinically significant due to uterine preservation," with the one exception of vaginal hysterectomy with native tissue reconstruction, which the group recommended over laparoscopic sacrohysteropexy, Kate Meriwether, MD, a gynecologic surgeon at the University of Louisville (Ky.), said at the annual scientific meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons.
Uterine prolapse is a rare obstetrical emergency that occurs in feline species (Biddle and Macintire, 2000; Deroy et al., 2015; Jutkowitz, 2005) which was reported in both primiparous and multiparous animals (Nothling et al., 2002).