enterocele


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enterocele

(ˈɛntərəʊˌsiːl)
n
(Pathology) a hernia of the small intestine that protrudes into the vaginal space
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Suturing of the posterior vaginal fornix (or posterior vaginal vault) to the same mesh provides some degree of correction, and any associated vaginal vault prolapse and obliteration of the Douglas pouch prevent enterocele, too (8).
Structural defecation can be caused by neoplasia, rectocele, enterocele, and hirschsprung's disease.
Occasionally, there might be an anterior enterocele (hernia of peritoneum and possibly abdominal contents), most commonly after prior reconstructive surgery.
But I read an article that said a McCall repairs an "enterocele" and code 58263 would be used if doing one during a vaginal hysterectomy.
Posterior compartment prolapse is caused by weakness or injury of the rectovaginal septum resulting in protrusion of the rectum (rectocele) and/or the small bowel (enterocele).
When performing UPP studies on patients with prolapse (uterine, cystocele, enterocele, or rectocele), the prolapse should be reduced in a manner that will not place anterior pressure, possibly obstructing the urethra that could produce a false higher UPP reading.
Successful management of enterocele and entero-epiplocele can be done with polypropylene mesh implantation and omentalisation.
A cystocele was diagnosed if the bladder base descended more than 1 cm below the reference line; similarly, a peritoneocele referred to a protrusion of the peritoneal fat below it with separation of rectovaginal septum, and an enterocele was diagnosed when the small bowel was seen to impinge on a deep Douglas pouch.
A 59-year-old woman with a history of irritable bowel syndrome and protein aversion, which led to a preferential vegetarian diet, was admitted for elective reparative surgery to treat rectal prolapse and enterocele. Her postoperative course was complicated by bowel perforation (requiring small bowel resection and end ileostomy), fecal peritonitis, intra-abdominal abscesses, septic shock, respiratory failure, tracheostomy, critical illness myopathy, protein-caloric malnutrition, and altered mental status (AMS).
Serra et al., "Entero-colpo-defecography vs supine entero-MRI: Which one is the best tool in the differentiation of enterocele, elytrocele and edrocele?" Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents, vol.
Omentocele was seen in 3% cases, while enterocele in four cases.
Evisceration after enterocele repair: a rare complication of vaginal surgery.