colpectomy


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colpectomy

Surgery to remove the vagina.
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She underwent an anterior pelvic exenteration with total colpectomy, as well as radiotherapy.
partial or complete colpectomy and colpocleisis in a woman who has posthysterectomy prolapse
In a patient who has post-hysterectomy prolapse and is not interested in continued sexual function, total colpectomy and colpocleisis provide a highly minimally invasive, durable option to correct her prolapse.
The risk of complications was significantly lower among those aged 80 and older undergoing obliterative procedures, such as colpocleisis or colpectomy, compared with reconstructive procedures, such as vaginal vault suspension with or without hysterectomy (17% vs.
After placement in a halo tube in an attempt to reduce some of the deformity through traction, she underwent a C6 colpectomy and a C2-T1 posterior fusion several weeks later.
Harmanli suggests that hysterectomy in this setting "often adds 30 to 80 minutes to the procedure" and argues that the LeFort procedure is better than hysterectomy followed by colpectomy.
Surgeons performed a partial colorectal resection in nine patients, a partial colpectomy in two of the patients, and resected the uterosacral ligaments in eight patients and the pouch of Douglas in nine patients.
In fact, our group and others have found that, in carefully selected patients, partial colpectomy and colpocleisis procedures (without grafts) have among the highest cure and satisfaction rates of all surgeries we perform for prolapse; they also have relatively low risk.