prolapse

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prolapse

Pathol
the sinking or falling down of an organ or part, esp the womb
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prolapse

[′prō‚laps]
(medicine)
The falling or sinking down of a part or organ.
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In more challenging hysterectomy cases, such as in lack of uterine prolapse, large fibroid uterus, morbid obesity, and previous tubal ligation, the fallopian tubes can be more difficult to access.
Mesh-free laparoscopic high uterosacral ligament suspension during total laparoscopic hysterectomy for uterine prolapse. J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2017.
For our patient, invasion to the anterolateral abdominal wall may have been due to suspension to this region of the round ligament and adnexa during the operation for uterine prolapse many years ago.
The aim of a posterior TVM (P-TVM) repair is to correct a rectocele and/or uterine prolapse. In this procedure, one strap of mesh is passed into the pararectal space through the sacrospinous ligament from both sides.
The woman presented to our hospital again with premature rupture of membrane (PROM) in labor at 39+6th week of gestation with an irrestorable uterine prolapse for 8 months on the 8t of May 2014.
Only 1% patients complained of uterine prolapse and post-menopausal bleeding (Table 2).
Question: My mother is scheduled for a total vaginal hysterectomy for severe uterine prolapse. The doctor automatically added "auxiliaries," indicating that he wants to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes, as well.
Depending on clinical and ultrasonographic findings, unilateral uterine prolapse was diagnosed in both of the cats.
As expected, the accompanying cystocele (56.5%) and uterine prolapse (56.5%) were more frequent than the control group.
The unit provides the latest uterine preservation surgery (preserving the uterus instead of carrying out a hysterectomy) in cases of uterine prolapse.
A uterine prolapse is a weakening of the pelvic floor muscles.
Selection of route depends on surgeon's choice, why the surgery is being performed, type of disease and patient attributes.2 Hysterectomy has worked successfully as an effective treatment option for many indications like fibroid, abnormal uterine bleeding, endometriosis, uterine prolapse, pelvic inflammatory disease and malignancies of genital tract.