A 73 year old Caucasian female with a history of cholecystectomy, hysterectomy, and most recently a rectocele
repair 6 months prior, was imaged by CT to evaluate possible hydronephrosis.
Similarly stage 3 and 4 colpocele and rectocele
were observed in 30% and 33% of the colpocele and rectocele
observed, respectively (Table 2).
repair should not preclude the use of mesh, however, especially when a prior nonmesh repair has failed.
Other diagnoses included ongoing issues post haemorrhoidectomy, bowel cancer, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, myeloma, coeliac disease, rectocele
, thyroid dysfunction, gastrooesaphageal reflux disease, slow transit colon, hernias and sub-acute bowel obstruction.
A "site-specific" rectocele
repair involves the reapproximation of discrete rents in the rectovaginal fascia instead of a midline plication.
7) It is obvious that prolapse of the rectum, including rectocele
, falls within the scope of the colorectal surgeon.
Possible: Cysocele and Rectocele
(weakness of the vaginal wall, which allows the bladder or rectum to bulge into the vagina, causing leakage of urine), Prolapse, Stroke, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis
Being overweight or obese at baseline was highly associated with the progression of cystocele, rectocele
, and uterine prolapse during a 5-year period, but women who lost weight did not experience a significant regression of pelvic organ prolapse (POP), Dr.
Some respondents wrote in what they felt to be indications for rectovaginal examination, which included patients over 50, a retroverted uterus, postmenopausal, women over 40, pelvic pain, endometriosis, bleeding of unknown source, dyspareunia, postpartum, and assessments for rectocele
Hadra is credited with being the first surgeon in the world to recognize the relationship of the diaphragm to rectocele
and cystocele and to devise an operation for correction of these conditions (22).
I have been very fortunate to have been very upbeat and cheerful most of my life, until I reached the age of 74 and had surgery to repair a rectocele
IF the rectum bulges into the back of the vaginal wall, it is called a rectocele