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  • Surgical
  • In an effort to improve outcomes of transvaginal prolapse repair, a number of graft materials have been introduced to complement, reinforce, or replace native tissue in reconstructive surgical procedures. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Patients
  • Fifty-five patients who had been experiencing POP symptoms for the previous 9 months and stage II-III prolapse of the anterior vaginal wall were enrolled between September 2011 and July 2012. (biomedcentral.com)
  • urinary incontinence
  • Also, new problems may occur after surgery, such as pain during sexual intercourse , pelvic pain, or urinary incontinence. (acog.org)
  • Founded by Dr. Jonathan Zaidan, Women's Excellence is the most comprehensive obstetric and gynecologic office in Michigan specializing in minimally invasive surgical procedures, treatment of female urinary incontinence and other female urological conditions, as well as minimally invasive vaginal and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) conditions. (prweb.com)
  • Read, Stop Urinary Incontinence Before it Starts , for ideas and resources regarding pelvic-specific exercises. (overlakeobgyn.com)
  • risk of prolapse
  • Your childbearing plans-Ideally, women who plan to have children (or more children) should postpone surgery until their families are complete to avoid the risk of prolapse happening again after corrective surgery. (acog.org)
  • Minimizing factors that increase abdominal pressure such as constipation and cough can minimize the risk of prolapse. (oregonclinic.com)
  • menopause
  • Find the latest information on Women's Health, including the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques, treatments for infertility, menstrual disorders, urogynecology and pelvic floor disorders, menopause and more. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Menopause can affect a woman's urinary system in numerous ways, from increasing the risk of urinary tract infections to pelvic organ prolapse. (belmarrahealth.com)
  • They include loss of muscle tone, menopause and estrogen loss, multiple vaginal deliveries, obesity, family history, pelvic trauma or previous surgery, repeated heavy lifting, chronic constipation, coughing and certain medical conditions such as diabetes or connective tissue disorders. (docplayer.net)
  • mesh
  • Sacral colpopexy - A procedure, performed abdominally or laparoscopically, that attaches the top of the prolapsed vagina to the sacrum using either synthetic mesh or cadaveric material. (atlantichealth.org)
  • Until recently, Pelvic Organ Prolapse was previously treated with a pelvic, vaginal, or transvaginal mesh . (stromlaw.com)
  • If you have suffered from Pelvic Organ Prolapse and had a mesh device implanted to correct the problem, contact us today for your free confidential consultation. (stromlaw.com)
  • My husband had double inguinal hernia with pelvic floor reconstruction and they used the mesh with no problems, so that is something to consider. (simplelivingforum.net)
  • Vaginal mesh (also known as " transvaginal mesh " or "pelvic mesh") is a medical device that was invented in the 1990s to treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP). (schmidtlaw.com)
  • If you received vaginal mesh to treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse, you are not alone. (schmidtlaw.com)
  • Because there is a high rate of recurrence of POP after prolapse surgery, many doctors advocate using materials such as mesh and cadaveric materials to provide additional support and help prevent recurrences. (columbiaurology.org)
  • This procedure uses mesh, but is not associated with the same risks of vaginal mesh exposure, Dyspareunia (painful intercourse), or pelvic pain. (urologyaustin.com)
  • This procedure also utilizes surgical mesh to lift the organ. (urologyaustin.com)
  • Hence, surgeons should understand the details of the surgical pelvic anatomy, the various surgical techniques for POP surgery, including using mesh, and the possible side effects of using mesh. (coloproctol.org)
  • The ultimate goal of POP surgery is to correct both the anatomic and the functional derangements at the same time and to improve the quality of life (QoL) of the patients, and for this purpose, the surgeon should understand in detail the surgical pelvic anatomy, the various surgical techniques including the use of mesh, and the possible side effects of using mesh. (coloproctol.org)
  • In some cases a piece of synthetic material or mesh may be used to support the prolapsed vagina. (whiteplainsmapleavenue.com)
  • During this procedure, the surgeon uses a soft synthetic mesh specially designed for placement through the vagina to support pelvic organs that have dropped out of their normal position (prolapsed). (docplayer.net)
  • disorders
  • Chronic constipation, heavy lifting, chronic coughing as well as some collagen disorders are all thought to increase the chance of developing a prolapse. (oregonclinic.com)
  • surgical
  • Many physicians and gynecologists routinely screen patients for prolapse now, and a new surgical specialty urogynecology has developed to correct this problem. (targetwoman.com)
  • Sacrocolpopexy is a surgical procedure that is used to correct apical prolapse with or without anterior / posterior wall defects. (urologyaustin.com)
  • Every year nearly 2.04 women per thousand year's risk are hospitalized for prolapse and almost 338,000 undergo surgical interventions for the disorder. (womenshealthsection.com)
  • Urology
  • 1 Pelvic Organ Prolapse ETHICON Women s Health & Urology, a division of ETHICON, INC., a Johnson & Johnson company, is dedicated to providing innovative solutions for common women s health problems and to providing valuable, easy-to-understand information so that women, along with their physicians, can weigh their options and make informed decisions. (docplayer.net)