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.
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.
He underwent an initial three-level colpectomy followed several days later by C2-C6 posterior fusion.
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. Again, my experience is at variance with this position.
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.