The protrusion of an organ or part of an organ into a natural or artificial orifice.
Downward displacement of the UTERUS. It is classified in various degrees: in the first degree the UTERINE CERVIX is within the vaginal orifice; in the second degree the cervix is outside the orifice; in the third degree the entire uterus is outside the orifice.
Protrusion of the rectal mucous membrane through the anus. There are various degrees: incomplete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle but with herniation of the bowel; and internal complete with rectosigmoid or upper rectum intussusception into the lower rectum.
Abnormal protrusion or billowing of one or both of the leaflets of MITRAL VALVE into the LEFT ATRIUM during SYSTOLE. This allows the backflow of blood into left atrium leading to MITRAL VALVE INSUFFICIENCY; SYSTOLIC MURMURS; or CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA.
Abnormal descent of a pelvic organ resulting in the protrusion of the organ beyond its normal anatomical confines. Symptoms often include vaginal discomfort, DYSPAREUNIA; URINARY STRESS INCONTINENCE; and FECAL INCONTINENCE.
The downward displacement of the cuspal or pointed end of the trileaflet AORTIC VALVE causing misalignment of the cusps. Severe valve distortion can cause leakage and allow the backflow of blood from the ASCENDING AORTA back into the LEFT VENTRICLE, leading to aortic regurgitation.
A HERNIA-like condition in which the weakened pelvic muscles cause the URINARY BLADDER to drop from its normal position. Fallen urinary bladder is more common in females with the bladder dropping into the VAGINA and less common in males with the bladder dropping into the SCROTUM.
The prolapse or downward displacement of the VISCERA.
Herniation of the RECTUM into the VAGINA.
Surgery performed on the female genitalia.
Soft tissue formed mainly by the pelvic diaphragm, which is composed of the two levator ani and two coccygeus muscles. The pelvic diaphragm lies just below the pelvic aperture (outlet) and separates the pelvic cavity from the PERINEUM. It extends between the PUBIC BONE anteriorly and the COCCYX posteriorly.
Abnormal protrusion of one or more of the leaflets of TRICUSPID VALVE into the RIGHT ATRIUM during SYSTOLE. This allows the backflow of blood into right atrium leading to TRICUSPID VALVE INSUFFICIENCY; SYSTOLIC MURMURS. Its most common cause is not primary valve abnormality but rather the dilation of the RIGHT VENTRICLE and the tricuspid annulus.
Devices worn in the vagina to provide support to displaced uterus or rectum. Pessaries are used in conditions such as UTERINE PROLAPSE; CYSTOCELE; or RECTOCELE.
Any woven or knit material of open texture used in surgery for the repair, reconstruction, or substitution of tissue. The mesh is usually a synthetic fabric made of various polymers. It is occasionally made of metal.
Removal of the uterus through the vagina.
Involuntary discharge of URINE as a result of physical activities that increase abdominal pressure on the URINARY BLADDER without detrusor contraction or overdistended bladder. The subtypes are classified by the degree of leakage, descent and opening of the bladder neck and URETHRA without bladder contraction, and sphincter deficiency.
The genital canal in the female, extending from the UTERUS to the VULVA. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Shiny, flexible bands of fibrous tissue connecting together articular extremities of bones. They are pliant, tough, and inextensile.
Downward displacement of any one of the HEART VALVES from its normal position. This usually results in failed valve closure.
Backflow of blood from the LEFT VENTRICLE into the LEFT ATRIUM due to imperfect closure of the MITRAL VALVE. This can lead to mitral valve regurgitation.
Injury, weakening, or PROLAPSE of the pelvic muscles, surrounding connective tissues or ligaments (PELVIC FLOOR).
Support structures, made from natural or synthetic materials, that are implanted below the URETHRA to treat URINARY STRESS INCONTINENCE.
The body region lying between the genital area and the ANUS on the surface of the trunk, and to the shallow compartment lying deep to this area that is inferior to the PELVIC DIAPHRAGM. The surface area is between the VULVA and the anus in the female, and between the SCROTUM and the anus in the male.
Graphic registration of the heart sounds picked up as vibrations and transformed by a piezoelectric crystal microphone into a varying electrical output according to the stresses imposed by the sound waves. The electrical output is amplified by a stethograph amplifier and recorded by a device incorporated into the electrocardiograph or by a multichannel recording machine.
Failure of voluntary control of the anal sphincters, with involuntary passage of feces and flatus.
The body region between (and flanking) the SACRUM and COCCYX.
The valve between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart.
Radiographic examination of the process of defecation after the instillation of a CONTRAST MEDIA into the rectum.
Forced expiratory effort against a closed GLOTTIS.
The tendinous cords that connect each cusp of the two atrioventricular HEART VALVES to appropriate PAPILLARY MUSCLES in the HEART VENTRICLES, preventing the valves from reversing themselves when the ventricles contract.
Involuntary loss of URINE, such as leaking of urine. It is a symptom of various underlying pathological processes. Major types of incontinence include URINARY URGE INCONTINENCE and URINARY STRESS INCONTINENCE.
Swollen veins in the lower part of the RECTUM or ANUS. Hemorrhoids can be inside the anus (internal), under the skin around the anus (external), or protruding from inside to outside of the anus. People with hemorrhoids may or may not exhibit symptoms which include bleeding, itching, and pain.
The terminal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, beginning from the ampulla of the RECTUM and ending at the anus.
An INTERVERTEBRAL DISC in which the nucleus pulposus has protruded through surrounding fibrocartilage. This occurs most frequently in the lower lumbar region.
Pathological developments in the RECTUM region of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE).
Act of listening for sounds within the heart.
Surgery performed on the urinary tract or its organs and on the male or female genitalia.
Ultrasonic recording of the size, motion, and composition of the heart and surrounding tissues. The standard approach is transthoracic.
Techniques for securing together the edges of a wound, with loops of thread or similar materials (SUTURES).
Excision of the uterus.
Surgery performed on the urinary tract or its parts in the male or female. For surgery of the male genitalia, UROLOGIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES, MALE is available.
Recurrent genital pain occurring during, before, or after SEXUAL INTERCOURSE in either the male or the female.
Propylene or propene polymers. Thermoplastics that can be extruded into fibers, films or solid forms. They are used as a copolymer in plastics, especially polyethylene. The fibers are used for fabrics, filters and surgical sutures.
A technique of closing incisions and wounds, or of joining and connecting tissues, in which staples are used as sutures.
Heart sounds caused by vibrations resulting from the flow of blood through the heart. Heart murmurs can be examined by HEART AUSCULTATION, and analyzed by their intensity (6 grades), duration, timing (systolic, diastolic, or continuous), location, transmission, and quality (musical, vibratory, blowing, etc).
Five fused VERTEBRAE forming a triangle-shaped structure at the back of the PELVIS. It articulates superiorly with the LUMBAR VERTEBRAE, inferiorly with the COCCYX, and anteriorly with the ILIUM of the PELVIS. The sacrum strengthens and stabilizes the PELVIS.
The distal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, between the SIGMOID COLON and the ANAL CANAL.
An abnormal anatomical passage that connects the VAGINA to other organs, such as the bladder (VESICOVAGINAL FISTULA) or the rectum (RECTOVAGINAL FISTULA).
Connective tissue comprised chiefly of elastic fibers. Elastic fibers have two components: ELASTIN and MICROFIBRILS.
Inspection and PALPATATION of female breasts, abdomen, and GENITALIA, as well as obtaining a gynecological history. (from Dictionary of Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
An autosomal dominant disorder of CONNECTIVE TISSUE with abnormal features in the heart, the eye, and the skeleton. Cardiovascular manifestations include MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE, dilation of the AORTA, and aortic dissection. Other features include lens displacement (ectopia lentis), disproportioned long limbs and enlarged DURA MATER (dural ectasia). Marfan syndrome is associated with mutations in the gene encoding fibrillin, a major element of extracellular microfibrils of connective tissue.
The space or compartment surrounded by the pelvic girdle (bony pelvis). It is subdivided into the greater pelvis and LESSER PELVIS. The pelvic girdle is formed by the PELVIC BONES and SACRUM.
Pathological condition characterized by the backflow of blood from the ASCENDING AORTA back into the LEFT VENTRICLE, leading to regurgitation. It is caused by diseases of the AORTIC VALVE or its surrounding tissue (aortic root).
Two extensive fibrous bands running the length of the vertebral column. The anterior longitudinal ligament (ligamentum longitudinale anterius; lacertus medius) interconnects the anterior surfaces of the vertebral bodies; the posterior longitudinal ligament (ligamentum longitudinale posterius) interconnects the posterior surfaces. The commonest clinical consideration is OSSIFICATION OF POSTERIOR LONGITUDINAL LIGAMENT. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Pathological conditions involving any of the various HEART VALVES and the associated structures (PAPILLARY MUSCLES and CHORDAE TENDINEAE).
The normal process of elimination of fecal material from the RECTUM.
Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
Materials used in closing a surgical or traumatic wound. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
A tube that transports URINE from the URINARY BLADDER to the outside of the body in both the sexes. It also has a reproductive function in the male by providing a passage for SPERM.
Protrusion of tissue, structure, or part of an organ through the bone, muscular tissue, or the membrane by which it is normally contained. Hernia may involve tissues such as the ABDOMINAL WALL or the respiratory DIAPHRAGM. Hernias may be internal, external, congenital, or acquired.
The mechanical laws of fluid dynamics as they apply to urine transport.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
Symptom of overactive detrusor muscle of the URINARY BLADDER that contracts with abnormally high frequency and urgency. Overactive bladder is characterized by the frequent feeling of needing to urinate during the day, during the night, or both. URINARY INCONTINENCE may or may not be present.
Excision of one or both of the FALLOPIAN TUBES.
Echocardiography amplified by the addition of depth to the conventional two-dimensional ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY visualizing only the length and width of the heart. Three-dimensional ultrasound imaging was first described in 1961 but its application to echocardiography did not take place until 1974. (Mayo Clin Proc 1993;68:221-40)
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
The number of offspring a female has borne. It is contrasted with GRAVIDITY, which refers to the number of pregnancies, regardless of outcome.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Infrequent or difficult evacuation of FECES. These symptoms are associated with a variety of causes, including low DIETARY FIBER intake, emotional or nervous disturbances, systemic and structural disorders, drug-induced aggravation, and infections.
Methods and procedures for the diagnosis of conditions related to pregnancy, labor, and the puerperium and of diseases of the female genitalia. It includes also demonstration of genital and pregnancy physiology.
Pathological processes of the VAGINA.
Ultrasonic recording of the size, motion, and composition of the heart and surrounding tissues using a transducer placed in the esophagus.
Surgery performed on the digestive system or its parts.
The application of a caustic substance, a hot instrument, an electric current, or other agent to control bleeding while removing or destroying tissue.
An emotional attitude excited by realization of a shortcoming or impropriety.

Blood gases and sex hormones in women with and without genital descensus. (1/78)

BACKGROUND: Abnormalities in connective tissue and spirometric disorders have previously been found in women with genital descensus. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the association of descensus and respiratory function. METHODS: The blood gases and sex hormones were measured in 130 women scheduled for surgical correction of descensus and 60 matched women without descensus. All subjects were nonsmokers and without past or present cardiorespiratory disease. RESULTS: Women with descensus had a lower pH (7.39+/-0.04 vs. 7.41+/-0.04, p = 0.01), lower arterial tensions of oxygen (12.7+/-12. vs. 14.1+/-0.9 kPa, p = 0.003) and carbon dioxide (5.1+/-0.4 vs. 5.3+/-0.3 kPa) but a higher hemoglobin concentration (141+/-11 vs. 132+/-9 g/l) and a higher serum progesterone in the follicular phase of the cycle (3.1+/-4 vs. 1.5+/-1 ng/ml, p = 0.03). In 39 (30%) women with descensus, the arterial carbon dioxide tension was below 4.9 kPa. All subjects ventilated more in the luteal compared to the follicular phase of the cycle. In women with descensus, the hemoglobin concentration increased with decreasing arterial oxygen tension (p = 10(-4)) and with decreasing pH (p<10(-3)). CONCLUSION: Women with descensus frequently hyperventilate and, compared with women without descensus, have a lower arterial oxygen tension, increased hemoglobin concentration and slightly lower pH.  (+info)

Current management of mitral valve prolapse. (2/78)

Mitral valve prolapse is a pathologic anatomic and physiologic abnormality of the mitral valve apparatus affecting mitral leaflet motion. "Mitral valve prolapse syndrome" is a term often used to describe a constellation of mitral valve prolapse and associated symptoms or other physical abnormalities such as autonomic dysfunction, palpitations and pectus excavatum. The importance of recognizing that mitral valve prolapse may occur as an isolated disorder or with other coincident findings has led to the use of both terms. Mitral valve prolapse syndrome, which occurs in 3 to 6 percent of Americans, is caused by a systolic billowing of one or both mitral leaflets into the left atrium, with or without mitral regurgitation. It is often discovered during routine cardiac auscultation or when echocardiography is performed for another reason. Most patients with mitral valve prolapse are asymptomatic. Those who have symptoms commonly report chest discomfort, anxiety, fatigue and dyspnea, but whether these are actually due to mitral valve prolapse is not certain. The principal physical finding is a midsystolic click, which frequently is followed by a late systolic murmur. Although echocardiography is the most useful mode for identifying mitral valve prolapse, it is not recommended as a screening tool for mitral valve prolapse in patients who have no systolic click or murmur on careful auscultation. Mitral valve prolapse has a benign prognosis and a complication rate of 2 percent per year. The progression of mitral regurgitation may cause dilation of the left-sided heart chambers. Infective endocarditis is a potential complication. Patients with mitral valve prolapse syndrome who have murmurs and/or thickened redundant leaflets seen on echocardiography should receive antibiotic prophylaxis against endocarditis.  (+info)

Immune system dysfunction and autoimmune disease in mice lacking Emk (Par-1) protein kinase. (3/78)

Emk is a serine/threonine protein kinase implicated in regulating polarity, cell cycle progression, and microtubule dynamics. To delineate the role of Emk in development and adult tissues, mice lacking Emk were generated by targeted gene disruption. Emk(-/-) mice displayed growth retardation and immune cell dysfunction. Although B- and T-cell development were normal, CD4(+)T cells lacking Emk exhibited a marked upregulation of the memory marker CD44/pgp-1 and produced more gamma interferon and interleukin-4 on stimulation through the T-cell receptor in vitro. In addition, B-cell responses to T-cell-dependent and -independent antigen challenge were altered in vivo. As Emk(-/-) animals aged, they developed splenomegaly, lymphadenopathy, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, and lymphocytic infiltrates in the lungs, parotid glands and kidneys. Taken together, these results demonstrate that the Emk protein kinase is essential for maintaining immune system homeostasis and that loss of Emk may contribute to autoimmune disease in mammals.  (+info)

Florid vascular proliferation of the colon related to intussusception and mucosal prolapse: potential diagnostic confusion with angiosarcoma. (4/78)

With the exception of angiodysplasia, vascular abnormalities of the intestines are unusual. We describe a florid benign vascular proliferation of the colon in five adult patients, three of whom presented with idiopathic intussusception. In all cases, the proliferation was sufficiently exuberant to raise the possibility of angiosarcoma as a diagnostic consideration. The group included 2 males and 3 females with a median age of 43 years. Two patients were HIV positive. Four patients presented with a colonic mass; other symptoms at presentation included abdominal pain, diarrhea, bleeding, and bowel obstruction. In all cases, a florid lobular proliferation of small vascular channels lined by plump endothelial cells extended from the submucosa through the entire thickness of the bowel wall. The endothelial cells showed minimal nuclear atypia, and mitotic figures were infrequent. The overlying mucosa showed ulceration with ischemic-type changes, and had features of mucosal prolapse. A possible underlying arteriovenous malformation was identified in two cases. All patients were alive and well at last follow-up (interval, 6 months to 5 years). The presence of intussusception or mucosal prolapse in all of the cases suggests repeated mechanical forces applied to the bowel wall as a possible etiologic factor. The role of HIV infection in the pathogenesis of these lesions remains to be determined.  (+info)

Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the pulmonary vein with prolapse through the mitral valve orifice. (5/78)

We present the case of a 33 year old white woman with malignant fibrous histiocytoma arising from the pulmonary vein and prolapsing through the mitral valve, causing acute heart failure. The patient underwent emergency cardiothoracic surgery with resection of the tumour while on cardiopulmonary bypass. The patient's heart failure improved immediately following the resection, demonstrating the benefit of palliative surgery. Adjuvant chemotherapy was recommended and the patient did well for 18 months of follow-up.  (+info)

Antral hyperplastic polyp causing intermittent gastric outlet obstruction: case report. (6/78)

BACKGROUND: Hyperplastic polyps are the most common polypoid lesions of the stomach. Rarely, they cause gastric outlet obstruction by prolapsing through the pyloric channel, when they arise in the prepyloric antrum. CASE PRESENTATION: A 62-year-old woman presented with intermittent nausea and vomiting of 4 months duration. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed a 30 mm prepyloric sessile polyp causing intermittent gastric outlet obstruction. Following submucosal injection of diluted adrenaline solution, the polyp was removed with a snare. Multiple biopsies were taken from the greater curvature of the antrum and the corpus. Rapid urease test for Helicobacter pylori yielded a negative result. Histopathologic examination showed a hyperplastic polyp without any evidence of malignancy. Biopsies of the antrum and the corpus revealed gastritis with neither atrophic changes nor Helicobacter pylori infection. Follow-up endoscopy after a 12-week course of proton pomp inhibitor therapy showed a complete healing without any remnant tissue at the polypectomy site. The patient has been symptom-free during 8 months of follow-up. CONCLUSIONS: Symptomatic gastric polyps should be removed preferentially when they are detected at the initial diagnostic endoscopy. Polypectomy not only provides tissue to determine the exact histopathologic type of the polyp, but also achieves radical treatment.  (+info)

Innervation of the levator ani and coccygeus muscles of the female rat. (7/78)

In humans, the pelvic floor skeletal muscles support the viscera. Damage to innervation of these muscles during parturition may contribute to pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence. Unfortunately, animal models that are suitable for studying parturition-induced pelvic floor neuropathy and its treatment are rare. The present study describes the intrapelvic skeletal muscles (i.e., the iliocaudalis, pubocaudalis, and coccygeus) and their innervation in the rat to assess its usefulness as a model for studies of pelvic floor nerve damage and repair. Dissection of rat intrapelvic skeletal muscles demonstrated a general similarity with human pelvic floor muscles. Innervation of the iliocaudalis and pubocaudalis muscles (which together constitute the levator ani muscles) was provided by a nerve (the "levator ani nerve") that entered the pelvic cavity alongside the pelvic nerve, and then branched and penetrated the ventromedial (i.e., intrapelvic) surface of these muscles. Innervation of the rat coccygeus muscle (the "coccygeal nerve") was derived from two adjacent branches of the L6-S1 trunk that penetrated the muscle on its rostral edge. Acetylcholinesterase staining revealed a single motor endplate zone in each muscle, closely adjacent to the point of nerve penetration. Transection of the levator ani or coccygeal nerves (with a 2-week survival time) reduced muscle mass and myocyte diameter in the iliocaudalis and pubocaudalis or coccygeus muscles, respectively. The pudendal nerve did not innervate the intrapelvic skeletal muscles. We conclude that the intrapelvic skeletal muscles in the rat are similar to those described in our previous studies of humans and that they have a distinct innervation with no contribution from the pudendal nerve.  (+info)

Prolapsed intraocular aspergilloma masquerading as malignant melanoma. (8/78)

We describe an aspergilloma that masqueraded as an intraocular malignant melanoma in an elderly male patient.  (+info)

The umbilical cord connects the fetus to the placenta, an organ that provides nutrition and oxygen to the fetus. Umbilical cord prolapse occurs when the umbilical cord passes through the birth canal and into the vagina in front of the babys head. It occurs after the membranes have ruptured. As the baby passes through the birth canal during labor, it puts pressure on the prolapsed umbilical cord. This compression of the umbilical cord decreases or can completely cut off blood flow and oxygen to the baby. Umbilical cord prolapse is a dangerous condition that can cause stillbirth unless the baby is delivered quickly, usually by cesarean section (C-section). Most babies delivered quickly through cesarean section do not suffer from complications caused by this condition.
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In overt umbilical cord prolapse, the cord slips ahead of the presenting part of the fetus and protrudes into the cervical canal or vagina, or beyond. It is an obstetrical emergency because the prolapsed cord is vulnerable to compression, umbilical v
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Plaque prolapse has been reported as an intraluminal tissue (atheroma or thrombus) protruding through the stent struts (1,16). Plaque prolapse within BMS has been found frequently during IVUS-guided stenting. A single study evaluated the overall outcomes of patients with PP after BMS (2). However, detailed assessment of the vessel wall reaction at the site of PP and the relative contribution of PP on neointimal formation remained unknown. The present study focused on diabetic patients who are known to have large atherothrombotic burden and may be more prone to develop PP after stenting. These patients have marked proliferative response after stenting (17), which may amplify the impact of PP. Our data suggest that PP is frequent in this patient population treated with new generation tubular stents (DES and BMS), but the incidence of PP was not higher than that previously reported. Whether the difference in stent design may account for these findings needs to be further evaluated (2). In ...
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Yes, if you are going to have surgery to correct the prolapse, bladder testing (called urodynamics) must be done first. Thats because the prolapsed portion of your vagina may be pushing on your urethra and preventing urine leakage. If that is the case, having the prolapse corrected can give you a new problem - urinary incontinence. The only way to tell whether a continence procedure is needed at the time of prolapse surgery is to perform urodynamics while holding the prolapse up in its normal position. What will happen if I just ignore this problem? Will it get worse? Yes. It may not happen quickly, but if left untreated, pelvic organ prolapse almost always gets worse. The one exception to that rule can occur shortly after having a baby. New prolapse (noticed by a patient or doctor in the early postpartum period) will often get better within the first year after the delivery. However, treatment of prolapse should be based on your symptoms. In rare cases, severe prolapse can cause urin. ...
Cytologic Diagnosis: Numerous benign glandular cells present consistent with vesico-vaginal fistula. The glandular cells are arising from cystitis glandularis.. Cytologic Features: The pap test shows numerous columnar cells, with basally located bland nuclei (Figures 1-5). The nuclear to cytoplasmic ratio is low. There is no nuclear hyperchromasia. Inconspicuous nucleoli are observed. The cytoplasm is delicate, fluffy and rare vacuoles are observed, indicating glandular origin. There are no cilia or terminal bars present in any of the columnar cells. Metaplastic and atrophic squamous cells are observed in the otherwise clean background. Discussion: The presence of benign glandular cells on a Pap smear from women after undergoing a total hysterectomy can range from 1% to 13%. The most common and well known reasons for this are: a wrong history (supra-cervical hysterectomy or no hysterectomy), vaginal adenosis, metaplasia, endometriosis, fallopian tube prolapse, primary or metastatic ...
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You are correct. The current wisdom is that most cases of cerebral palsy have origins other than intrapartum events, although it is certainly also possible that the normal stress of labor or the excessive stress of induced or augmented labor could overwhelm a compromised babys ability to compensate. Research obstetricians have been trying to come up with a set of symptoms indicative of intrapartum hypoxia so as to identify those cases of neurologic injury that can be attributed to labor events. Leaving aside acute events such as uterine scar rupture, tetanic contractions, or umbilical cord prolapse, this isnt as easy as you would think. Neonatal seizure, for example, can be precipitated by overheating due to maternal fever, hyponatremia (low blood sodium) from too much IV fluid with insufficient salt, infection, congenital abnormality, etc. Other symptoms such as abnormal fetal heart rate or low blood pH at birth have very low predictive value for long-term outcome. In fact, those symptoms may ...
Women with mild or moderate prolapse may complain of pelvic pressure, low backache, or pain, or actually complain that they feel like something is falling out. These symptoms may worsen at the end of the day, especially in women who have been on their feet all day. Sometimes urinary incontinence (leakage of urine) will accompany the other symptoms if there is loss of support to the bladder neck area. If a rectocele is present, difficulty evacuating the rectum may occur because the rectum is herniating into the vaginal canal. With severe prolapse, a bulge is felt out of the vaginal canal. This bulge can be the uterus and cervix (the cervix is the opening to the uterus), the front wall of the vaginal canal with the bladder behind it, or the back wall of the vaginal canal with the rectum behind it. Sometimes the bulge can be felt intermittently because the prolapsed organ actually can go back up into the pelvis. Women with prolapse often notice that if they are on their feet a lot, they notice ...
The urethra is the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. When the urethra is not well supported by the muscles and tissues around it, it can curve and widen. This is called a urethral prolapse (urethrocele).. It is common for a bladder prolapse (cystocele) to develop along with a urethral prolapse. Both kinds of prolapse can press against the wall of the vagina.. ...
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Consider surgery if the prolapse is causing pain, if you are having problems with your bladder and bowels, or if the prolapse is making it hard for you to do activities you enjoy. An organ can prolapse again after surgery. Surgery in one part of your pelvis can make a prolapse in another part worse ...
When your cat suffers some form of eye trauma and ruptures or damages his cornea, the iris may begin to slide forward or downwards. This condition is known as iris prolapse, and it requires immediate medical attention. - Wag!
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Results: Mean age was 59. Mean length between anal verge and tumor lower edge was 4.5cm. Average operative time was 351min and blood loss was 350ml. Intersphincter was totally removed in 4 patients and partially preserved in 20 patients. All reconstructions were made by straight colo-anal anastomosis. Diverting stoma was reconstructed in 16 and no stoma in 8. No patients underwent conversion from laparoscopic to open surgery. Curative resection and anal preservation was performed in all patients. No mortality was found and postoperative anastomotic leakage occurred in 3(13 percent) of the 24 patients. Stoma closure was completed in all patients. No recurrences were found in median follow-up term of 22 months. Postoperative continence was preserved in most of patients with a mean Wexner score of 8. We could see the puborectal muscle and hiatal ligament surrounding the rectum at the bottom of the pelvis clearly in laparoscopic surgery compared with open surgery, which lead an accurate ...
M.D., Ph.D., senior vice president, global development and chief development officer at Ironwood.Pre-clinical and clinical evidence suggest that IW-3718 may offer a treatment option for the millions of patients with GERD who continue to experience frequent and bothersome symptoms such as heartburn and regurgitation despite taking PPIs. Our teams have done excellent work to rapidly initiate these trials. We are hopeful that these studies will generate data in support of a potential approval as quickly as possible. The Phase III program comprises two identical randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter Phase III trials that target enrolling approximately 1,320 patients total (660 in each trial) with persistent GERD who demonstrate evidence of pathological acid reflux. Eligible patients will continue to take PPIs and be randomized to placebo or IW-3718 1500 mg twice a day for eight weeks. The primary endpoint is overall heartburn responder, defined as a patient who experiences at ...
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A 74-year-old male smoker with hypertension and dyslipidaemia was admitted to hospital because of unstable angina. Cardiac catheterisation showed a 90% discrete stenosis (panel A) in the distal right coronary artery (RCA) and minor disease in the left coronary artery. After balloon predilatation, a 3.0×18 mm drug-eluting stent was implanted … ...
Bladder Prolapse - A slight decent of the bladder I dont believe it. I have a bladder prolapse, a slight descent of the bladder the doctor called it.…
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Pelvic prolapse happens when a pelvic organ, e.g., the bladder, drops from its normal position in the lower belly and pushes against the ...
I had a prolapse disc operation in december and it has now prolapsed again, I also have 3 degenerative discs. I am in pain around my hips and get very stiff when sitting and lying down but not like th...
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Pelvic prolapse occurs when the pelvic muscles become weakened or stretched and cannot support the nearby organs as they are supposed to do. Dr. Turner has...
Prolapse is a common condition and it occurs when the structures designed to keep organs in place weaken or stretch, causing them literally to prolapse.
I have a barred rock hen that is about 1-2 years old who has an extreme vent prolapse. It is the size of a small fist and consists of 3 distinct tube...
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Possible complications that could occur with delay include worsening of symptoms, damage to the anal sphincter or a sore from the tissues rubbing. A more serious concern would be if the blood flow to the rectum became compromised, causing tissue damage or death of the tissue. A bowel obstruction is rare but can happen when a loop of the large intestine is pinched off blocking the intestine ...
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A few days later, my stitches tore. I want to get a vaginoplasty to fit him, but Ill have to wait till weve saved up enough money to pay for it. Could it get even bigger? It gets much more erect than it used to and often throbs or twitches after I come. Its always nice to hear from folks who are having fun. Unforgiving Many women who have had multiple or traumatic births - and it sounds like she had a good deal of tearing - have some degree of prolapse, says Herbenick. And why now? He enjoys anal sex, but its not really fulfilling for me. Stiffie Needs A Zipcode I always like to hear from people who are satisfied with their sex lives and relationships, says author, sex researcher, vulva-puppeteer, and archrival sex-advice columnist Debby Herbenick, and I have to agree. The web site thats still giving Rick Santorum fits - SpreadingSantorum. Unfortunately, his dick is small. So make another appointment to see your doctor, SNAZ, and keep asking questions until shes sure that medical ...
To identify the echocardiographic features that can be used to distinguish between hypoplastic left heart syndrome and other causes of right ventricular overload in the sick neonate cross sectional echocardiographic studies of 10 neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome were analysed and compared with those in 15 neonates with other causes of right ventricular overload and 15 normal controls. Left ventricular and right ventricular cavity dimensions and the shape and size of the mitral valve annulus and aortic root were recorded and presented both as absolute values (mm) and corrected for body surface area (mm/m2). Logistic regression was used to produce a classification rule to estimate the probability of a neonate having hypoplastic left heart syndrome. The diameter of the mitral valve annulus was the single most discriminative variable. There was, however, considerable overlap of all the calculated features between neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and those with other causes ...
abstract = The cross-sectional echocardiographic features of mitral valve prolapse were defined in 26 children (ages 2-18 years) using a real-time, multiple-crystal ultrasound scanner. In each patient the physical findings of the mitral valve click-murmur syndrome were present and mitral valve prolapse had been diagnosed previously by conventional single crystal echocardiography. Mitral prolapse occurred in a familial setting in eight patients and was associated with the Marfan syndrome in five. Real-time two-dimensional echocardiography uniformly disclosed maximum mitral arching and the superior-posterior prolapse. These visual observations were confirmed by M-mode recordings derived from single elements within the array of 20 crystals. The method allowed a complete M-mode description of the phasic motion of the entire mitral apparatus and observations of the spectrum of prolapse from discrete late systolic prolapse to {}hammock-like{} holosystolic prolapse. Further, the recording of ...
The scariest rectal prolapse symptom is when the rectum, part of the lower intestine, falls out of the anal opening.. With rectal prolapse, the rectum can fail to come out at all, only appear with bowel movements or sneezing, or chronically protrude from the body at all times.. The symptoms of internal intussception rectal prolapse are a feeling of fullness, bloating, or internal discomfort, as the rectum slides out of its appointed position and falls against other internal organs.. With rectal prolapse, extreme pain and difficulties with bowel movements may also be noticed, especially if the rectum undergoes any torsion (twisting) during its collapse in any form of the rectal prolapse.. Other forms of rectal prolapse cause the protrusion of some or all of the rectum from the anal sphincter.. Other symptoms of rectal prolapse include bleeding or mucus discharge from the damaged tissue, loss of urge to defecate, and fecal incontinence.. Rectal prolapse that is protruding, will most likely look ...
Umbilical cord prolapse may occur, particularly in the complete, footling, or kneeling breech. This is caused by the lowermost parts of the baby not completely filling the space of the dilated cervix. When the waters break amniotic sac, it is possible for the umbilical cord to drop down and become compressed. This complication severely diminishes oxygen flow to the baby and the baby must be delivered immediately (usually by Caesarean section) so that he or she can breathe. If there is a delay in delivery, the brain can be damaged. Among full-term, head down babies, cord prolapse is quite rare, occurring in 0.4 percent. Among frank breech babies the incidence is 0.5 percent, among complete breeches 4-6 percent, and among footling breeches 15-18 percent. Head entrapment is caused the failure of the fetal head to negotiate the maternal pelvis. At full term, the bitrochanteric diameter (the distance between the outer points of the hips) is about the same as the biparietal diameter (the transverse ...
Objective: To determine the significance of the Diagnosis to Delivery Interval (DDI) on perinatal outcome and maternal complications in patients with umbilical cord prolapse. Methods: This was a case series of 44 patients identified with Umbilical cord prolapse during a 10-year period at the Aga Khan University Hospital. Data was retrieved for gestational age, foetal presentation, DDI, incision to delivery time, delivery method, apgar score, birth weight and outcome, and maternal complications. The influence of DDI on perinatal mortality, apgar scores at 5 minutes, neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) admission and maternal complications resulting from mode of delivery with cord prolapse was assessed. Results: The hospital based incidence of cord prolapse was 1.4 per 1000 deliveries. The mean DDI was 18 minutes, with 64% of women delivering within this time. Of the 13(29 %) neonates transferred to NICU with | 7 apgar score at 5 minutes, 10/13(76%) delivered within the mean DDI. There were 4 perinatal
Prolapse is a gradual process and results from damage to the supporting tissues at childbirth. As a woman ages especially in her 40s and 50s, there is increased laxity of the collagen due to decreasing female hormones, oestrogen. The prolapse then worsens. 1st degree and 2nd degree prolapse are less severe, but 3rd degree prolapse or procidentia can result in damage to the kidneys due to kinking of the ureters between the kidneys and the bladder, ulcers and cancerous change of the cervix due to the constant rubbing on underwear. My patient did indeed have swollen kidneys before surgery but an xray after the hysterectomy showed that the kidneys had reverted back to normal size. A 3rd degree prolapse and hysterectomy can be prevented if prolapse is detected in the earlier stages and supportive surgery performed. A sensation of heaviness, constipation, difficulty with urination or leakage of urine on excercise or coughing may indicate uterine prolapse ...
Rectal prolapse may be seen as a large reddish cylinder of the rectal mucosa protruding from the anus of the affected pig. It may be small (less than 2-10 cm in length) or large and oedematous. Rectal prolapses are rapidly damaged by the animal as it backs into structures such as pen walls or by other pigs in the pen which bite it. It many cases, the first evidence that rectal prolapse has occurred in a group is the presence of blood on the mouths of a number of animals in the pen.. Lacerated or necrotic (dead and blackened) prolapses may also be found. Pigs may be found dead without the prolapse having been seen or, in some cases, the prolapse drops off before being noted. Where pigs are affected by zearalenone, there is usually vulval enlargement in females and some enlargement of the udder. Where diarrhoea is associated with the cause, diarrhoea is present in other animals in the group.. Attention may be drawn to an affected pig as a result of biting or the prolapse may be seen. Early or ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Psychiatric and medical co-morbidity in mitral valve prolapse. AU - Gonzalez, Efrain A.. AU - Pimental, Claudia. AU - Natale, Ruby A.. AU - Toll, Benjamin A.. AU - Soffer, Ariel. AU - Gralnik, Leonard. PY - 2002/1/1. Y1 - 2002/1/1. N2 - Objective: Significant controversy continues to exist in the empirical literature regarding the diagnosis and treatment of mitral valve prolapse (MVP). In addition, there is also inconsistency in the correlation of anxiety disorders as co-existing with MVP, as well as cause and effect issues in terms of the role of the autonomic nervous system, MVP and panic attacks. Recent studies suggest that the co-morbidity of an anxiety disorder and clinical depression appears to increase the likelihood of MVP in predisposed patients. The objective of this review was to examine, clarify, and further define the medical and psychiatric aspects of MVP. Methods: A literature review was conducted on empirical studies and reviews examining MVP. Results: It was ...
Mitral valve prolapse often does not cause symptoms. Because of this, it is often not diagnosed until adulthood. If a child is diagnosed, it is important to know the symptoms of mitral valve prolapse in order to distinguish them from signs of more serious heart issues.
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Synonyms for Rectal prolapse in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for Rectal prolapse. 2 synonyms for prolapse: descensus, prolapsus. What are synonyms for Rectal prolapse?
A comprehensive list of Uterine Risks including Uterine Hyperstimulation, Umbilical Cord Prolapse, Nuchal Cord, Preeclampsia, Prematurity, and Placental Risks.
Rectal prolapse befalls at the immoderations of life. Complete rectal prolapse is found primarily in elderly feminine patients: 85 per cent of grown-ups with full thickness rectal prolapse are ladies and the occurrence is highest in the fifth decade and up. Numerous patients are of very advanced age, being in their eighties or nineties. In men folk, though the occurrence is much lower, rectal prolapse presents throughout the age range or might be more common in the second and third decades of life. Mucosal prolapse is most common in fledgling kids. The augmented occurrence in female patients might infer an effect of childbirth on the pelvic floor, but in numerous chains, half of the patients are childless. Additionally, uterine and rectal prolapse only infrequently happen together.. When a small part of the rectum projects outside the anus, i.e. the muscular opening at the end of the digestive tract, it is recognized as rectal prolapse. Rectal prolapse is classified into 3 types:. ...
Rectal prolapse in children most commonly happens before the age of 4, and usually before age 1. Boys and girls are equally likely to develop the condition.. A childs risk for rectal prolapse may increase because of a structural problem in the digestive system. Other conditions that increase a childs risk for rectal prolapse include:. ...
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If the prolapse causes the cervix (neck of the womb) or the skin that lines the vagina to protrude from the vagina, this can lead to ulceration, bleeding and infection. If the prolapse affects the bladder or the urethra, complications may occur such as urine infections, incontinence (loss of control) of urine and retention of urine (an acute inability to pass urine which may require treatment with a catheter). If the prolapse affects the rectum, there can be difficulty passing stool and incontinence of stool.Treatment options for GU prolapse. ...
Doctor answers on Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and More: Dr. Pappas on are there any alternative therapies to help with rectal prolapse: For full-thickness rectal prolapse, surgery is the only option that will correct the problem. There are options available. If not corrected, symptoms may worsen as the prolapse weakens the sphincter and the patient develops more symptoms of incontinence which may become irreversible. for topic: Are There Any Alternative Therapies To Help With Rectal Prolapse
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Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is a very common heart condition, but it isnt a critical heart problem or a sign of other serious medical conditions.
Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is a very common heart condition, but it isnt a critical heart problem or a sign of other serious medical conditions.
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Hi Ladies, Im 5months pregnant and i have the heart condition called Mitral Valve Prolapse. Tomorow I have an appointment with a cardiologist to see how my heart is with the pregnancy. Anyone one of you have or know sumone that was pregnant that has this condition?
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Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) does not increase the risk of sudden death in the vast majority of people diagnosed with this condition.
People who have given up on taking long walks for fear of an accident with their bowels may have rectal prolapse. More common in women than men at a ratio of 6 to 1 according to the Encyclopedia of Surgery, rectal prolapse occurs when the rectum falls, or prolapses, creating a bulge.
Find hope in the story of an author with medical background who discovered her disease through research and the backing of her physician. The techniques to control symptoms should help others who seek answers to their heart disease with multiple puzzling symptoms.
Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) occurs when the valve between your hearts left upper chamber (left atrium) and the left lower chamber (left ventricle) doesnt
When to See A Doctor Uterine prolapse may not need treatment unless its severe. If your signs and symptoms become annoying and interrupt with your normal activities, Take the first step and contact us through our no-cost virtual consultation. During this process, we will recommend options that will work best for you. Every client is different, so our virtual consultants and surgeons tailor the procedure to match each persons needs.
PURPOSE: A variety of surgical procedures have been developed to treat rectal prolapse, but there is still no consensus on the operation of choice. The aim of this study was to evaluate the functional results of operative treatment of rectal prolapse
Rectal prolapse is a debilitating condition with both functional and anatomic sequelae. There are a myriad of surgical options to repair rectal prolapse with low quality evidence directing the best...
Disc Prolapse is yet another of the many names for a herniated disc. Prolapse means to slip out of place, hence the misleading colloquial nomenclature of slipped disc. There are many forms of prolapsed disc. The disc might simply bulge, creating an asymmetrical appearance despite the outer wall remaining intact. The disc might also suffer an annular tear and leak some of the inner core of the structure into the body cavity. This condition is often known as a ruptured disc. The main criteria for a prolapsed disc is that the integrity structure has been compromised, creating a bulge, weakness or actual hole in the outer disc wall. Refernces: http://www.cure-back-pain.org/disc-prolapse.html ...
Rectal prolapse takes place when part or the whole rectum glides out of place. When you reduce your prolapse, you are pushing your rectum back inside your body. In severe cases of rectal prolapse, a segment of the large intestine descents from its normal position as the tissues that hold it in place stretch. Normally, there is a shrill bend where the rectum begins. With rectal prolapse, this bend and other arcs in the rectum may unbend, making it challenging to keep stool from leaking out. Rectal prolapse can happen for many diverse reasons:. ...
The severity of symptoms associated with a prolapsed rectum varies. Some kittens appear to be in pain while others act as if nothing is wrong. Treatment is detailed in the article Prolapsed Rectum and includes reducing the prolapse manually (pushing the prolapse back inside the kitten) and using a purse-string suture in the anus to hold it in place. The suture remains for 7 to 10 days and then removed. The cat is should be given a low-residue diet and stool softeners for a few weeks to eliminate the possibility of straining in the litter box.. If the prolapse is more severe or is reoccurring, the colon is sewn to the abdominal wall internally so it cannot prolapse. In severe cases, if the tissue that is prolapsing is badly damaged or necrotic, it may need to be amputated.. Manx cats have been noted as being prone to rectal prolapses.. ...
Fig. 5. During diastole, the myxomatous leaflets can be measured. Thickened leaflets more than 5 mm support the diagnosis of classic MVP. Please see companion
Most kids who learn they have MVP find out about it during a regular checkup. The doctor might be listening to the kids heart and hear a click or a murmur. The doctor then will send the kid to a pediatric cardiologist (say: pee-dee-AT-rik kar-dee-AHL-uh-jist), a doctor who treats heart conditions in kids.. First, the cardiologist will talk to you and your parents for a while and ask some questions about your health. Then he or she will examine you and listen to your heart. The doctor also may order some tests, like an echocardiogram (say: ek-oh-KAR-dee-uh-gram) and an electrocardiogram (say: ee-LEK-troh-kar-dee-uh-gram) (ECG or EKG). The tests can help the doctor find out whats causing the different sound in your heart.. These tests dont hurt. For an ECG, you will lie down and a doctor or nurse will put some small stickers on your chest. These stickers are connected to wires and a machine that records the electricity coming from your heart. The machine will draw squiggly lines representing ...
Patients will be excluded in case of associated heart disease (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, rheumatismal disease…) or syndromic disease (Marfan, Ehlers-Danlos…).. Around 30 (cardiology, cardiovascular surgery) french centers will participate to this study. An e-CRF will be used to collect clinical data. A genetic core lab will collect the DNA samples. An echocardiographic core lab will collect and read all the echo recordings.. DNA analysis will be compared between the patient group and spouses of the patients used as controls. In case of inadequacies concerning group size or age, available genotyped cohorts will be used. ...
My son was diagnosed at age 13 with MVP. He is 23 years old now.His doctor just put him on heart medication > Atenolol 25 mgs daily.He goes in for...
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Weve had two chickens now that have had prolapse. Sadly the first one died about couple of months ago. ... Prolapses are often associated with problems laying eggs. This is a recent thread on the subject, but if you do a search within ... Unfortunately there is a limited amount you can do with a hen once they prolapse. If it doesn t go back in and stay in, it is ... Weve had two chickens now that have had prolapse. Sadly the first one died about couple of months ago. Weve washed and kept ...
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  • Uterine prolapse occurs when the womb (uterus) drops down and presses into the vaginal area. (medlineplus.gov)
  • A clear understanding of the supporting mechanisms for the uterus and the vagina is important in order to make the right choice of the corrective procedure and also to minimise the risk of posthysterectomy occurrence of vault prolapse. (hindawi.com)
  • Relating to the uterus, prolapse condition results in an inferior extension of the organ into the vagina, caused by weakened pelvic muscles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Reconstructive pelvic prolapse surgery may be done without resorting to complete hysterectomy by hysteropexy, the resuspension of the prolapsed uterus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Traditional gynecologic practice favors removal of the uterus or ovaries (or both) at the time of prolapse surgery, and one estimate states that of the 600,000 hysterectomies performed in the United States every year, 13 percent are for prolapse. (wikipedia.org)
  • Umbilical cord prolapse occurs when the umbilical cord comes out of the uterus with or before the presenting part of the fetus. (wikipedia.org)
  • It sounds like there is a thought that you wife has a prolapsed uterus. (news24.com)
  • Hysterectomy, a surgery to remove a woman's uterus, is sometimes performed to treat uterine prolapse. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • A uterine prolapse occurs when the surrounding support ligaments, muscles and other tissues weaken to such an extent that the uterus drops to the vaginal canal. (reference.com)
  • A fourth-degree prolapse features the uterus itself resting outside the vagina, in a total collapse of all supporting structures. (reference.com)
  • Prolapse refers to a collapse, descent, or other change in the position of the uterus in relation to surrounding structures in the pelvis. (healthcentral.com)
  • First-degree prolapse occurs when the uterus sags downward into the upper vagina. (healthcentral.com)
  • Third-degree prolapse (sometimes referred to as total prolapse) occurs when the entire uterus is outside the vagina. (healthcentral.com)
  • Prolapse may occur when the pelvic support system, the muscles and ligaments that normally hold the uterus in place, become stretched or slack, most often due to a long or difficult childbirth or multiple childbirths. (healthcentral.com)
  • If the prolapse is due to disease or swelling, the underlying cause or disorder must first be controlled or eliminated before the uterus can be returned to its original position and secured there. (healthcentral.com)
  • What is a prolapsed uterus? (healthline.com)
  • If these muscles or ligaments stretch or become weak, they're no longer able to support the uterus, causing prolapse. (healthline.com)
  • Uterine prolapse occurs when the uterus sags or slips from its normal position and into the vagina (birth canal). (healthline.com)
  • An incomplete prolapse occurs when the uterus is only partly sagging into the vagina. (healthline.com)
  • A complete prolapse occurs when the uterus falls so far down that some tissue protrudes outside of the vagina. (healthline.com)
  • The risk of having a prolapsed uterus increases as a woman ages and her estrogen levels decrease. (healthline.com)
  • A prolapsed uterus is pretty common after pregnancy, and there are certain exercises you can do to treat mild cases. (healthline.com)
  • Uterine prolapse occurs when the ligaments that hold the uterus in place weaken, allowing the uterus to slide into the vaginal canal. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • In proccidentia, the severest form of uterine prolapse, the entire uterus protrudes past the vaginal opening. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • A uterine prolapse is when the uterus descends toward or into the vagina. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Uterine prolapse is a relatively common condition in which the uterus drops when the pelvic muscles become too weak to support it. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Surgical repair of a prolapsed uterus can be performed through the vagina or abdomen. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • A prolapsed uterus is when the uterus (womb) moves downward from its normal position - this can happen when the tissues that normally support the uterus (the pelvic floor muscles and ligaments) become stretched and weak. (mydr.com.au)
  • Prolapsed uterus (also called uterine prolapse) is a common condition that can affect a woman's physical and sexual activity as well as her quality of life. (mydr.com.au)
  • With a uterine prolapse, these muscles, as well as ligaments and other pelvic tissues, don't provide their normal support, and the uterus may push downwards. (mydr.com.au)
  • Prolapsed uterus is caused by weakness of the pelvic floor muscles and ligaments that hold the uterus in place. (mydr.com.au)
  • Being overweight or obese increases your risk of prolapsed uterus. (mydr.com.au)
  • An advanced prolapsed uterus can cause trouble emptying the bladder. (mydr.com.au)
  • Treatment for prolapsed uterus will depend on your symptoms and the degree of prolapse. (mydr.com.au)
  • The most common organs involved are the uterus (uterine prolapse), the bladder (cystocele), anterior rectal wall (rectocele), and small bowel (enterocele). (ipl.org)
  • There are five different types of POP - a prolapse of the bladder (cystocele), of the intestines (enterocele), of the rectum (rectocele), of the uterus (uterine) and of the vagina (vaginal vault). (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • A prolapsed uterus may affect female canines, but it is a rare condition. (vetinfo.com)
  • A prolapse uterus occurs mostly in pregnant female dogs. (vetinfo.com)
  • The prolapsed uterus will manifest through a series of severe symptoms, which shouldn't be ignored. (vetinfo.com)
  • A prolapsed uterus can be diagnosed through a thorough examination of the reproductive system. (vetinfo.com)
  • Spaying is the only means to prevent the occurrence of a prolapsed uterus. (vetinfo.com)
  • Pelvic organs may bulge into the front wall of the vagina ( cystocele ), through the back vaginal wall ( rectocele or enterocele ) or the uterus may drop down into the vagina ( uterine prolapse ). (continence.org.au)
  • Uterine prolapse: The uterus bulges or slips into the vagina, sometimes so far that it comes out of the vaginal opening. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Hysterectomy: Surgical removal of the uterus in cases of severe uterine prolapse. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • she was diagnosed w/a prolapsed oviduct/uterus also. (backyardchickens.com)
  • When the muscles and ligaments in your vagina become weak the organs (including your bladder, bowel or uterus) they support may push forward or prolapse. (nuffieldhealth.com)
  • A vaginal prolapse is very common in women who have had a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus). (nuffieldhealth.com)
  • The downward descent of the uterus is prolapse. (sunjournal.com)
  • DEAR DR. REINISCH: My doctor informed me my uterus is in the first stage of prolapse, and that I am a likely candidate for a hysterectomy. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • DEAR READER: Prolapse of the uterus occurs when the muscular floor below and ligaments attached to support the uterus begin to weaken. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • A prolapsed uterus is when the uterus pokes through the cervix. (dailystrength.org)
  • Prolapse (or falling) of any pelvic floor organ (vagina, uterus, bladder or rectum) occurs when the connective tissues or muscles within the body cavity are weak and unable to hold the pelvis in its natural orientation. (maimonidesmed.org)
  • Uterine prolapse is mild when the cervix drops into the lower part of the vagina . (medlineplus.gov)
  • In overt umbilical cord prolapse, the cord slips ahead of the presenting part of the fetus and protrudes into the cervical canal or vagina, or beyond. (uptodate.com)
  • Uterine prolapse (or Pelvic organ prolapse) occurs when the female pelvic organs fall from their normal position, into or through the vagina. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vaginal prolapse, also known as vaginal vault prolapse, occurs when the top of the vagina weakens and collapses into the vaginal canal. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • In more serious cases of vaginal prolapse, the top of the vagina may bulge outside the vaginal opening. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Symptoms of vaginal prolapse include the feeling of vaginal pressure or fullness - like you're sitting on a small ball - and the sensation that something has fallen out of your vagina. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Vaginal prolapse refers to when the top of the vagina - also called the vaginal vault - sags and falls into the vaginal canal. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Women with vaginal prolapse often report feeling pressure in the vaginal area, described as a throbbing pain in the vagina. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Secondary prolapses, specifically rectocele prolapse (sagging of the connective tissue between the vagina and rectum) or cystocele prolapse (sagging of the connective tissue between the vagina and the bladder). (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Obliterative surgery narrows or closes off the vagina to provide support for prolapsed organs. (acog.org)
  • Colporrhaphy -Used to treat prolapse of the anterior (front) wall of the vagina and prolapse of the posterior (back) wall of the vagina. (acog.org)
  • In a first-degree uterine prolapse, the cervix drops into the vagina, explains WebMD. (reference.com)
  • The cervix falls near the opening of the vagina in a second-degree uterine prolapse, and it rests outside of the vagina itself in a third-degree diagnosis. (reference.com)
  • Symptoms of a uterine prolapse include a feeling of fullness within the pelvis or abdomen, lower back pain, difficulty urinating and defecating, trouble walking, and foreign sensations around the vagina. (reference.com)
  • Second-degree prolapse occurs when the cervix is at or near the outside of the vagina. (healthcentral.com)
  • Cystocele (prolapse of the bladder) occurs when the front wall of the vagina weakens and allows the bladder to droop, causing a bulge. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • Rectocele (prolapse of the front wall of the rectum into the vagina) causes a bulge in the vagina which may be more noticeable during bowel movements. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • Enterocele , also known as vaginal vault prolapse, happens when the intestines press down on the top of the vagina, causing it to fall toward the vaginal opening. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • The bladder and bowel can also protrude into the vagina - this is known as pelvic organ prolapse. (mydr.com.au)
  • In some women, the vagina, bladder or bowel prolapse - this is called pelvic organ prolapse. (mydr.com.au)
  • The bladder can prolapse or bulge into the front wall of the vagina (this is called a cystocoele) or the bowel can prolapse into the back wall of the vagina (called a rectocoele or enterocoele). (mydr.com.au)
  • Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when a pelvic organ-such as your bladder-drops (prolapses) from its normal place in your lower belly and pushes against the walls of your vagina. (cigna.com)
  • Pelvic organ prolapse is a common female disorder in which the pelvic organs slip downward from their original position in the abdomen and push onto the walls of the vagina. (ipl.org)
  • In a case like this, the top of the vagina (the vault) can prolapse. (continence.org.au)
  • Vaginal prolapse is a condition where the vagina slips out of position. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • A vaginal prolapse is a dropping of your vagina from its normal location in the body. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • When that happens, the vagina might slip down out of place, causing a prolapse. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Vaginal vault prolapse: The top of the vagina (known as the "vaginal vault") droops down into the vaginal canal. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • In addition your vagina walls may weaken causing your vagina to fall forward toward the opening of your vagina (called vaginal vault prolapse). (nuffieldhealth.com)
  • A uterine prolapse often is treated with a pessary - a ring inserted into the vagina that looks like a diaphragm with no dome. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Women with moderate to severe uterine or vaginal vault prolapse can experience prolapse through their vagina (externally), as shown in the diagrams below. (maimonidesmed.org)
  • Sacrocolpopexy is a procedure to surgically correct vaginal vault prolapse where mesh is used to hold the vagina in the correct anatomical position. (maimonidesmed.org)
  • There are more than 120,000 cases of uterine and vaginal vault prolapse surgically treated each year in the U.S. This procedure can also be performed following a hysterectomy to treat uterine prolapse to provide long-term support of the vagina. (maimonidesmed.org)
  • Normally, as the womb prolapses, the vagina will also drop. (marilynglenville.com)
  • Unfortunately the biggest risk of vaginal prolapse is after a hysterectomy (where the womb is removed), sometimes years later, because the vagina may have become weakened during surgery. (marilynglenville.com)
  • Anterior vaginal prolapse, also known as a cystocele (SIS-toe-seel) or a prolapsed bladder, is when the bladder drops from its normal position in the pelvis and pushes on the wall of the vagina. (sparrow.org)
  • When this happens, your bladder can slip down lower than normal and bulge into your vagina (anterior prolapse). (sparrow.org)
  • During the exam, your doctor looks for a tissue bulge into your vagina that indicates pelvic organ prolapse. (sparrow.org)
  • A rectocele is a prolapsed rectum that can result when the posterior wall of the vagina prolapses. (cpmc.org)
  • Prolapse of the rectum is, in fact, a form of intussusception with the proximal rectum and the sigmoid colon sliding through the anal canal to the outside. (springer.com)
  • Children with anorectal malformations may have rectal prolapse because they were born with complex malformations, poorly developed pelvic structures, poor or absent sphincters, poor nerves, and, in general, poor mechanisms to keep the rectum suspended. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • Rectal prolapse is a condition in which part of the wall or the entire wall of the rectum falls out of place. (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms of a rectal prolapse may be: Leakage of stool Bleeding, anal pain, itching, irritation Tissue that protrudes from the rectum A surgeon may operate through the abdomen to secure part of the large intestine or rectum to the inside of the abdominal cavity (rectopexy). (wikipedia.org)
  • The rectum or urinary bladder may prolapse as a result of changes in the integrity of connective tissue in the posterior or anterior vaginal walls, respectively, resulting in pelvic floor prolapse. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rectal prolapse occurs when the rectum becomes stretched out and protrudes from the anus. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Rectal prolapse surgery is a procedure to repair rectal prolapse, which occurs when the last part of the large intestine (the rectum) stretches and protrudes from the anus. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Rectal prolapse is a condition in which the rectum (the last part of the large intestine) loses the normal attachments that keep it fixed inside the body, allowing it to slide out through the anal opening, turning it "inside out. (fascrs.org)
  • More common in women than men at a ratio of 6 to 1 according to the Encyclopedia of Surgery, rectal prolapse occurs when the rectum falls, or prolapses, creating a bulge. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Prolapse is caused by a weakening of the sphincter muscle or the ligaments that hold the rectum in place. (ehow.co.uk)
  • In rectal prolapse, the rectum protrudes through the anus during and after defecation. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Rectal prolapse occurs when part or all of the wall of the rectum slides out of place, sometimes sticking out of the anus. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • With rectal prolapse, this bend and other curves in the rectum may straighten, making it difficult to keep stool from leaking out ( fecal incontinence ). (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • For example, if the prolapse doesn't go away on its own, an injection of medicine into the rectum may help. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • Changes in diet often are enough to improve or reverse a prolapse of the lining of the rectum (partial prolapse). (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • And my rectum also lost supports so my rectum will prolapse through my anus if I have to push a bowel movement. (mothering.com)
  • Complications can sometimes result, including ulceration of exposed tissue and prolapse of other pelvic organs such as the bladder or the rectum. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • When the rectum stretches and falls through the anus, it is called rectal prolapse. (epnet.com)
  • Rectal prolapse occurs when the tissue lining the rectum collapses into, or extends through, the anal opening. (livestrong.com)
  • Yeah, a prolapsed rectum really is a pain in the butt. (rutgers.edu)
  • Rectal prolapse may be partial, involving only the mucosa or complete, involving the entire wall of the rectum. (northside.com)
  • It is possible to have a rectal (prolapse of the rectum), bladder, vaginal or womb (uterine) prolapse and some of these can occur at the same time. (marilynglenville.com)
  • Some women can remain unaware that they are suffering from a prolapsed rectum, while others will experience severe constipation, as stool becomes 'trapped' in the pouch formed by the bulge, making it difficult to defecate. (marilynglenville.com)
  • This causes the rectum to prolapse , or slip, meaning it slips or falls out of place. (cpmc.org)
  • Occasionally, large hemorrhoids (large, swollen veins inside the rectum) may predispose the rectum to prolapse. (cpmc.org)
  • Often, a vaginal hysterectomy can be done at the same time as the procedure to correct uterine prolapse. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Vaginal vault prolapse is a common complication following vaginal hysterectomy with negative impact on women's quality of life due to associated urinary, anorectal and sexual dysfunction. (hindawi.com)
  • Preexisting pelvic floor defect prior to hysterectomy is the single most important risk factor for vault prolapse. (hindawi.com)
  • Various surgical techniques have been advanced at hysterectomy to prevent vault prolapse. (hindawi.com)
  • Importantly, greater awareness of the pelvic anatomy and the technique at the time of the original hysterectomy will significantly reduce the incidence of subsequent vault prolapse. (hindawi.com)
  • However, vaginal prolapse can occur after hysterectomy (regardless of the reason for hysterectomy). (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • This is called "vaginal prolapse after hysterectomy. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Prolapse can also happen in women who have had their womb removed ( hysterectomy ). (continence.org.au)
  • A procedure like a hysterectomy, or radiation treatment in the pelvic area, could cause a prolapse. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • The enterocele and posterior compartment dysfunction is the commonest form of post hysterectomy vaginal vault prolapse ( Figure 2 ). (intechopen.com)
  • Vault prolapse can occur following hysterectomy done for non-prolapse indications if the surgeon at the time of vaginal vault closure does not perform the vault suspension procedure. (intechopen.com)
  • This vital step is the most important point to be remembered by general gynecology practitioners to prevent the occurrence of vault prolapse following hysterectomy. (intechopen.com)
  • Some experts believe a hysterectomy to correct prolapse is not necessary in many cases, and at the very least, should not occur unless a woman's symptoms are quite severe. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • If hysterectomy and surgical repair of the prolapse is recommended, get a second opinion. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Yes, I do need an operation, and yes, is is a kind of prolapse -- but I don't need a hysterectomy. (healthboards.com)
  • With a prolapse they would do a vaginal hysterectomy which is the easiest way to perform one. (dailystrength.org)
  • How to prevent prolapse at the time of hysterectomy. (routledge.com)
  • In patients with anorectal malformations, certain types of rectal prolapse may even interfere with bowel control. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • If the anal sphincter is damaged, surgery may correct the prolapse but not be able to completely correct fecal incontinence (lack of control of bowel movements). (wikipedia.org)
  • Prolapse is almost never painful, but the change in position of organs may cause urinary or bowel symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rectal prolapse surgery is performed in people troubled by chronic symptoms of rectal prolapse, such as leakage of stool, inability to control bowel movements (fecal incontinence) or obstructed bowel movements. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Sugar in the reduction of incarcerated prolapsed bowel. (springer.com)
  • So with rectal prolapse the lower end of the bowel pops out of the anus. (duhaime.org)
  • Rectal prolapse involves an entire segment of the bowel located higher up within the body. (fascrs.org)
  • Rectal prolapse can lead to fecal incontinence (not being able to fully control gas or bowel movements). (fascrs.org)
  • It can strike at any time, and with rectal prolapse, the problem can occur because the person has lost the urge to have a bowel movement until it is too late. (ehow.co.uk)
  • http://www.ehow.co.uk/about_5082036_rectal-prolapse-bowel-symptoms.html. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Rectal Prolapse Bowel Symptoms" last modified May 13, 2017. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Your doctor may ask you to bear down as if you're having a bowel movement to determine the degree of prolapse. (healthline.com)
  • I have heard that there is a condition known as Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome, which includes symptoms including anxiety, irritable bowel syndrome, migraine headaches and extreme fatigue. (druginfonet.com)
  • Could my prolapse really be causing all my bowel issues? (medhelp.org)
  • constipation - long-term, persistent s training to empty the bowel can cause prolapse. (continence.org.au)
  • The prolapsed bowel may be grasped with lubricated gloved fingers and pushed back in with gentle steady pressure. (medscape.com)
  • The author has used sugar to reduce edematous prolapsed bowel in 12 patients. (medscape.com)
  • In most cases, patients can expect rectal prolapse surgery to improve prolapse symptoms and reduce uncontrollable bowel movements, explains Mayo Clinic. (reference.com)
  • Women experiencing pelvic organ prolapse typically have problems with urinary incontinence, vaginal ulceration, sexual dysfunction and/or having a bowel movement. (maimonidesmed.org)
  • The bowel should be searched for polypi or hemorrhoids, and the prolapse may be cured by the removal of the irritating cause. (thesaurus.com)
  • You'll likely be asked to bear down as if during a bowel movement to see how much that affects the degree of prolapse. (sparrow.org)
  • I prolapsed in all directions from my first birth (coached, prolonged, hard premature pushing on full bladder). (mothering.com)
  • Preoperative urodynamic studies (UDS) are frequently performed before pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery to assess urethral and bladder function. (urotoday.com)
  • Assessment of Overactive Bladder after Laparoscopic Lateral Suspension for Pelvic Organ Prolapse. (urotoday.com)
  • Pelvic organ prolapses (POP) and overactive bladder (OAB) may coexist and both negatively impact quality of life in women. (urotoday.com)
  • In many cases, bladder prolapse (cystocele) also occurs with urethral prolapse. (healthline.com)
  • Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is common in women and can impact on bladder control. (continence.org.au)
  • Will this runner's prolapsed bladder heal and allow her to run with confidence again? (runnersworld.com)
  • With a prolapsed bladder , she told us that she wasn't sure if she'd ever be able to run worry free. (runnersworld.com)
  • A prolapsed bladder is common after pregnancy and often fixes itself over time, she says. (runnersworld.com)
  • This type of prolapse differs from that of a cystocele in that only the urethra, the tube that leads from the bladder to the outside of the body, drops down. (marilynglenville.com)
  • A dropped or prolapsed bladder (cystocele) occurs when the bladder bulges into the vaginal space. (sparrow.org)
  • A prolapsed bladder can be uncomfortable, but it is rarely painful. (sparrow.org)
  • If you have significant prolapse, you might be tested to see how well and completely your bladder empties. (sparrow.org)
  • The surgical options for the correction of vault prolapse lie between the vaginal and the abdominal approach. (hindawi.com)
  • The satisfactory correction of vaginal vault prolapse is a formidable surgical challenge and many techniques have been described for the correction of this distressing problem. (hindawi.com)
  • Doctors used to recommend that people with mitral valve prolapse take antibiotics before dental work and surgical procedures as a precaution. (kidshealth.org)
  • Women may expect to have an 11-12% chance of having to have surgical repair for prolapse, and one-third will need a repeat surgery. (news-medical.net)
  • They are most suitable for women who have minor stages of prolapse, and for those who cannot or will not agree to surgical repair of their prolapse. (news-medical.net)
  • more serious prolapse, e.g., complete procidentia, requires pessary use or reconstructive surgical treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The surgeon inserts special surgical tools and a tiny camera through the abdominal incisions to repair the rectal prolapse. (mayoclinic.org)
  • PROSPER: a randomised comparison of surgical treatments for rectal prolapse. (medscape.com)
  • Surgical management of rectal prolapse. (medscape.com)
  • If the prolapsed iris is exposed (eg, corneal laceration), immediate surgical intervention is needed because infection can spread through the iris and into the eye. (medscape.com)
  • If the prolapsed iris is covered by the overlying conjunctiva (eg, surgical wound), immediate surgical intervention is usually not needed. (medscape.com)
  • Mechanism of iris prolapse: a qualitative analysis and implications for surgical technique. (medscape.com)
  • There are a myriad of surgical options to repair rectal prolapse with low quality evidence directing the best approach. (springer.com)
  • Multidisciplinary evaluation and surgical repair can be performed safely in patients with both vaginal and rectal prolapse. (springer.com)
  • Fortunately most rectal prolapse reduce (pop back into place) spontaneously but some require manual reduction and some will require surgical repair to prevent future prolapses. (duhaime.org)
  • Iris prolapse is an ocular emergency and requires immediate medical and surgical therapy. (petplace.com)
  • If the interior of the eye is reasonably healthy, if there is still some chance of vision, and if the iris prolapse is recent, then the preferred treatment is surgical repair of the eye. (petplace.com)
  • Our vet would stitch them up and if they didn't prolapse bad he would tie in a piece of surgical tubing that would allow the stitch to pull through when they laid down to calve. (cattletoday.com)
  • Preoperative urodynamic studies (UDSs) with prolapse reduction may, by potentially unmasking OSUI, assist surgical decision making. (urotoday.com)
  • Surgical treatment differs depending on the type and severity of the prolapse. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Vaginal delivery raises the risk of prolapse more than a cesarean section (when the baby is delivered through a surgical opening in the wall of the abdomen). (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Most cases of prolapse do not require surgical correction. (northside.com)
  • Evidence-based medicine on the surgical treatment of urinary stress incontinence and genital prolapse. (routledge.com)
  • San Francisco's California Pacific Medical Center has invested in the latest, most precise technology - the da Vinci Robot Surgical System , an exciting new treatment option in minimally invasive surgery for conditions including Rectal Prolapse or Rectocele. (cpmc.org)
  • Even with this advanced robotic surgical treatment for Rectal Prolapse or Rectocele, the surgeon is always in control. (cpmc.org)
  • We have several surgeons qualified to use the da Vinci robot for Rectal Prolapse - reflecting an investment in the best surgical technologies used by some of the best surgeons in San Francisco, in California, and in the United States as a whole. (cpmc.org)
  • Mitral valve prolapse sometimes happens with health conditions that involve the body's connective tissue (tissue that supports organs and other tissue), such as Marfan syndrome and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. (kidshealth.org)
  • Prolapse of the pelvic organs is often distressing for affected women. (news-medical.net)
  • In medicine, prolapse is a condition in which organs fall down or slip out of place. (wikipedia.org)
  • When one organ prolapses, it can affect the functioning of other nearby organs. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) occurs when tissue and muscles can no longer support the pelvic organs and they drop down (see FAQ012 Pelvic Support Problems ). (acog.org)
  • Third-degree prolapse means the organs bulge outside of the vaginal or urethral opening. (healthline.com)
  • In severe cases the pelvic organs can prolapse outside the vaginal entrance. (mydr.com.au)
  • Decisions about your treatment will be based on which pelvic organs have prolapsed and how bad your symptoms are. (cigna.com)
  • These organs prolapse out of their normal position and shift into or expel out of the vaginal canal. (ipl.org)
  • When your organs sag or droop out of their normal position, this is called a prolapse. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Several of the organs in your pelvic area can shift out of place, developing into a prolapse. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • When this support system becomes stretched or torn, it allows pelvic organs to slip out of their normal places or sag down (prolapse). (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Prolapse literally means 'to fall' or 'slip out of place', and the term can relate to different organs in the body. (marilynglenville.com)
  • A cystocele or rectocele usually occurs with vaginal prolapse. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Hi I've been recently told I have a rectocele, cystocele and uterine prolapse, uterine being the worse one, I wasn't told what stage they. (medhelp.org)
  • I thought I had a vaginal prolapse a few weeks ago but it turned out I had a rectocele and a cystocele which will be surgically repaired. (healthboards.com)
  • About one-third of women will experience some degree of prolapse during their lifetime. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Imaging tests, such as a special pelvic floor ultrasound , may be done to assess the degree of prolapse and the state of the pelvic floor muscles. (mydr.com.au)
  • Most women with mild uterine prolapse do not have symptoms that require treatment. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Women with mild to moderate prolapse, even without symptoms, may wish to avoid all factors that can increase the pressure on the pelvic muscles. (news-medical.net)
  • Pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) is thought to be an effective treatment for mild grades of prolapse, or even up to stage 3. (news-medical.net)
  • Mild prolapse may be improved by regular pelvic exercises. (news-medical.net)
  • There is not much evidence on which type and material are best but more than three of four urogynecologists prescribe them as first-line treatment for mild prolapse. (news-medical.net)
  • Mild cases of vaginal prolapse do not require treatment. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • When mitral valve prolapse does present mild symptoms, these usually can be managed with prescription medications. (healthday.com)
  • Anyway- I am fairly sure I have a mild rectal prolapse now. (mothering.com)
  • My mild uterine prolapse got worse with my very easy vaginal delivery of DS. (mothering.com)
  • I had mild rectal prolapse but kegels took care of it. (mothering.com)
  • People with mild or minor prolapse may not feel any symptoms. (healthline.com)
  • Kegel exercises are important for treating mild forms of uterine prolapse. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Mild uterine prolapse can be treated with Kegel exercises, weight management and avoidance of heavy lifting. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • You may have no symptoms if your uterine prolapse is only mild. (mydr.com.au)
  • Diagnosis of mitral valve prolapse, even when mild, is important. (wisegeek.com)
  • In some cases, mild prolapse results in symptoms but does not require treatment. (wisegeek.com)
  • Prolapse can often be treated without surgery, especially in the early stages and when the prolapse is mild. (continence.org.au)
  • [ 45 ] The sugar exerts a mild osmotic power over the prolapsed mucosa, helping the edema to slowly resolve, which permits a nontraumatic reduction and prevents complications. (medscape.com)
  • The proband's 14-year-old son (Individual III: 2) (Table 1) not only displayed similar cardiovascular indicators (including marfanoid aortic sinus, enlarged LVED, and moderate mitral valve prolapse as well as mild tricuspid valve prolapse) as his father, but also was 185 cm tall and highly myopic, just like family 1 presented. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A prolapse can be fairly mild but it can also become serious, and once the damage is done, it's virtually impossible to undo it. (marilynglenville.com)
  • For a mild or moderate prolapse, nonsurgical treatment is often effective. (sparrow.org)
  • In mild cases of anterior prolapse, you may not notice any signs or symptoms. (sparrow.org)
  • Urethral prolapse (urethrocele) occurs when the urethra pushes into the vaginal canal. (healthline.com)
  • Genital prolapse, or pelvic organ prolapse, occurs when the structures of the pelvis protrude into the outside vaginal canal. (routledge.com)
  • Rectal prolapse is a condition in which rectal wall tissue becomes stretched and protrudes through the anus. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • Surgery also can be done through the perineum (the area between the genitals and the anus) to remove the prolapsing tissue. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rectal prolapse surgery can be done through the abdomen (rectopexy) - either with a large incision (open surgery) or laparoscopic methods - or through the region around the anus (perineum). (mayoclinic.org)
  • Sometimes rectal prolapse can result in blood or mucus leaking through the anus or in anal pain or itching. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Depending on the cause of the prolapse, the surgeon may instead choose to go through the anus to complete a perineal rectosigmoidectomy or repair the problem using the Delorme procedure. (reference.com)
  • Before surgery, a patient with a rectal prolapse may experience pain when defecating or feel something extrude from the anus when wiping, notes eMedicineHealth. (reference.com)
  • As the prolapse progresses, it may extrude through the anus when the patient coughs or sneezes. (reference.com)
  • The main type of prolapse of heart valves in humans is mitral valve prolapse (MVP), which is a valvular heart disease characterized by the displacement of an abnormally thickened mitral valve leaflet into the left atrium during systole. (wikipedia.org)
  • This type of prolapse occurs most often in the brachycephalic dogs, which are the flat faced breeds with bulging eyes, such as the Pekingese, pug, Lhasa apso and shih tzu . (petplace.com)
  • You can have more than one type of prolapse at the same time. (mydr.com.au)
  • This type of prolapse can lead to recurrent urinary tract infections in some women, while others will experience stress incontinence. (marilynglenville.com)
  • Open vs laparoscopic repair of full-thickness rectal prolapse: a re-meta-analysis. (medscape.com)
  • Deen KI, Grant E, Billingham C, Keighley MR. Abdominal resection rectopexy with pelvic floor repair versus perineal rectosigmoidectomy and pelvic floor repair for full-thickness rectal prolapse. (springer.com)
  • The Delorme repair for full-thickness rectal prolapse: a retrospective review. (springer.com)
  • Picture of infant with full-thickness rectal prolapse. (medscape.com)
  • In MVP, when the left ventricle contracts, one or both flaps of the mitral valve flop or bulge back (prolapse) into the left atrium. (nih.gov)
  • Anatomic defects of the abdominal wall and pelvic floor: abdominal hernias, inguinal hernias, and pelvic organ prolapse: diagnosis and management. (medlineplus.gov)
  • There are many people that have this diagnosis of MVP, or Mitral Valve Prolapse and some go symptom free! (healingwell.com)
  • In some cases, a rectal prolapse may be "hidden" or internal, making diagnosis more difficult. (fascrs.org)
  • The diagnosis of pelvic organ prolapse may be suggested by the patient's history, but must be documented by the physical examination. (healthcentral.com)
  • Vault prolapse repair rely on either the use of patient's tissue or synthetic materials and can be carried out abdominally or vaginally. (hindawi.com)
  • Vaginal vault prolapse has been defined by the International Continence Society as descent of the vaginal cuff below a point that is 2 cm less than the total vaginal length above the plane of the hymen [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Coexistent pelvic floor defects which may be a cystocoele, rectocoele or enterocoele are present in 72% of patients with vault prolapse [ 2 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • This article is to review the problem of vault prolapse and the various techniques for its correction, with critical evaluation of their success and possible complications. (hindawi.com)
  • Fixation or suspension using your own tissues (uterosacral ligament suspension and sacrospinous fixation)-Also called "native tissue repair," this is used to treat uterine or vaginal vault prolapse. (acog.org)
  • An enterocele and vaginal vault prolapse often occur together. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Usually vault prolapse is associated with anterior and/or posterior wall prolapse. (intechopen.com)
  • Vaginal vault prolapse: treatment of posterior IVS. (routledge.com)
  • As the aging population increases, the incidence of prolapse will also rise, older techniques using native tissue will continue, while new techniques using the mesh needs to be studied further. (hindawi.com)
  • Rectal prolapse can be a problem because it produces wetness (mucus produced by the rectal tissue), which can pass through the underwear and clothes. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • Also, when the child is very active the prolapsed rectal tissue can be injured, and may bleed. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • Smoking, obesity, connective tissue disorders, upper respiratory disorders‚ and repetitive strain injuries can all increase prolapse risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • iris incarceration occurs when the iris tissue reaches the wound without prolapsing outside the eye. (medscape.com)
  • The primary form of Mitral Valve Prolapse is seen frequently in people with Marfan's Syndrome or other inherited connective tissue diseases, but is most often seen in people with no other form of heart disease. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Hormone replacement therapy sometimes improves the integrity of the pelvic tissue and may slow the progression of pelvic organ prolapse. (healthcentral.com)
  • And in some cases, the prolapsed tissue may remain outside your body all the time. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • Iris prolapse is the protrusion or forward movement of the iris, the tissue that makes up the pupil, through a traumatized or perforated cornea. (petplace.com)
  • The surgeon should be able to discuss and offer native tissue procedures for prolapse. (intechopen.com)
  • Mitral valve regurgitation also can occur due to a condition called mitral valve prolapse , in which the valve tissue is too long. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Had my full tissue prolapse surgially repaired several years ago. (rutgers.edu)
  • The first anchor may be configured to secure the cord to cardiac tissue located below a prolapsed valve leaflet and the second anchor may be configured to secure into the prolapsed valve leaflet. (google.ca)
  • Also described are methods for treating a prolapsed valve including the steps of securing a first anchor to cardiac tissue located below the prolapsed mitral valve leaflet, securing a second anchor to the prolapsed mitral valve leaflet, tensioning a cord connecting the two anchors and securing the cord. (google.ca)
  • Ineffective Tissue Perfusion* related to cord compression causing decreased placental circulation to the fetus' Epidemiology Possible Nursing Diagnosis's Goals of Treatment: Priorities During Cord Prolapse '-If prolapse occurs when giving care, preparations for prompt cesarean birth should begin immediately. (prezi.com)
  • In occult umbilical cord prolapse, the cord slips alongside, but not ahead of, the presenting part. (uptodate.com)
  • Umbilical cord prolapse occurred in 0.16 to 0.18 percent of live born deliveries in three large series [ 1-3 ], the rate may be slowly declining [ 3 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • The pathogenesis of umbilical cord prolapse is not always clear. (uptodate.com)
  • Umbilical cord prolapse primarily occurs in two settings: (1) when the presenting part does not adequately fill the pelvis because of maternal or fetal characteristics, and (2) when obstetric interventions are performed that dislodge the presenting part. (uptodate.com)
  • Although observational studies suggest that obstetric interventions increase the risk of cord prolapse, it is often difficult to determine whether cord prolapse would have occurred spontaneously if the intervention had not been performed [ 4 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • Barclay M. Umbilical cord prolapse and other cord accidents. (uptodate.com)
  • Cord prolapse is more common in women who have had rupture of their amniotic sac. (wikipedia.org)
  • The concern with cord prolapse is that pressure on the cord from the fetus will cause cord compression that compromises blood flow to the fetus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Whenever there is a sudden decrease in fetal heart rate or abnormal fetal heart tracing, umbilical cord prolapse should be considered. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to the possibility for fetal death and other complications, umbilical cord prolapse is considered an obstetric emergency during pregnancy or labor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wonderful MDC midwives, I hope you can help answer some of questions on cord prolapse. (mothering.com)
  • How common is cord prolapse? (mothering.com)
  • Cord prolapse is dangerous, as you know, but it's also rare. (mothering.com)
  • It's funny that you ask how you prevent cord prolapse, and there are some ways you can do that: don't let anyone break your bag of waters before baby is engaged (or at all), don't let anyone check your cervix before your water breaks (because of accidental ROM), don't let anyone insert a pressure catheter, or internal scalp electrode. (mothering.com)
  • Basically, some incidences of cord prolapse are precipitated by intervention. (mothering.com)
  • If you did have a cord prolapse, your midwife will relieve the pressure on the cord by pushing up on the presenting part--in essence hold your baby off the cord and then you will be transported to the hospital for a cesarean section. (mothering.com)
  • I think I was under the impression that cord prolapse always results in death, and that's just that. (mothering.com)
  • Cord prolapse CAN be fatal, no matter what anyone tries to do to prevent excess compression. (mothering.com)
  • Umbilical cord prolapse is when the cord passes through the birth canal in front of the baby's head. (denverhealth.org)
  • Amy Walz 'When a portion of the umbilical cord falls in front of, lies beside, or hangs below the fetal presenting part following a rupture of membranes, is defined as a cord prolapse. (prezi.com)
  • Perinatal mortality associated with cord prolapse is at least 10% to 20% and is related to the interval between detection and birth. (prezi.com)
  • The umbilical cord in a full term neonate is usually about 50 centimeters (20 in) long and about 2 centimeters (0.75 in) in diameter' Pathophysiology 'Cord prolapse may be related to an abnormally long umbilical cord, and is often related to those conditions that result in the fetus not filling the maternal pelvis (eg, mal-presentation such as transverse lie and breech presentation). (prezi.com)
  • During a cord prolapse situation, the nurse can assist by: 1) Assist the woman into a knee-chest position using pillows to elevate the buttocks. (prezi.com)
  • A bigger prolapse (called a complete prolapse) is one where the organ has shifted significantly out of its normal place. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • A complete prolapse can result in part of the organ sticking out of the body. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Not a complete prolapse but it was present. (dailystrength.org)
  • Ulceration and infection of the cervix and vaginal walls may occur in severe cases of uterine prolapse. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Iris prolapse may also occur as part of a condition called intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS) during cataract surgery or trabeculectomy. (medscape.com)
  • Iris prolapse can occur when the cornea is perforated due to any cause. (medscape.com)
  • However, as many as 35% of patients with rectal prolapse never gave birth and it can occur in men. (fascrs.org)
  • A prolapse can occur if an individual 's lower pelvic floor muscles are weakened and damaged from excessive pressure and stretching, which can be caused by prolonged and vaginal childbirth, surgery, advancing age, chronic constipation, cancer, and even obesity. (ipl.org)
  • Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome, or SRUS, may occur as a result of rectal prolapse. (livestrong.com)
  • Malnutrition may occur when the human body gets inadequate nutrients, resulting from an unbalanced diet and digestive or absorption problems, as can occur with rectal prolapse. (livestrong.com)
  • The prolapse may occur during pregnancy, resulting in immediate abortion or it may occur after giving birth to all puppies. (vetinfo.com)
  • Unfortunately, in patients who have large prolapses the wire either breaks, producing a recurrence of the prolapse, or the wire cuts through the tissues, causing an infection (Goligher). (springer.com)
  • Recurrence of pelvic organ prolapse is a significant post-operative risk because it is difficult to strengthen the weakened pelvic tissues without using a permanent graft or mesh. (news-medical.net)
  • Recurrence and functional results after open versus conventional laparoscopic versus robot-assisted laparoscopic rectopexy for rectal prolapse: a case-control study. (medscape.com)
  • A thorough knowledge of mesh and graft options, as well as knowledge of prolapse recurrence and adverse events rate, can help guide clinicians in counseling their patients effectively. (intechopen.com)
  • Rectal prolapse recurrence is more common in patients who have perineal surgeries, but it only occurs in 2 to 5 percent of patients. (reference.com)
  • Rectal prolapse is similar to, but not the same as, rectocele, which is a common condition in women. (cpmc.org)
  • Both conditions are rare but childbirth and other life history activities can bring about either rectal prolapse or rectocele. (cpmc.org)
  • If you have been diagnosed with Rectal Prolapse or Rectocele, you should consider all your treatment options and work with your physician to identify the best treatment option for you. (cpmc.org)
  • Our top San Francisco based surgeons are highly trained specialists in robotics surgery, including the use of the da Vinci robot for Rectal Prolapse or Rectocele. (cpmc.org)
  • da Vinci can be a very effective way to treat Rectal Prolapse or Rectocele while minimizing the side effects of surgery. (cpmc.org)
  • If your doctor recommends surgery to treat Rectal Prolapse or Rectocele, you may therefore be a candidate for minimally invasive da Vinci Surgery. (cpmc.org)
  • Advanced robotic surgery for Rectal Prolapse or Rectocele is one of the many advanced surgeries performed at CPMC, San Francisco. (cpmc.org)
  • What are the best treatment guidelines for Rectal Prolapse or Rectocele? (cpmc.org)
  • The dangers of rectal prolapse include fecal incontinence, solitary rectal ulcer syndrome and malnutrition. (livestrong.com)
  • Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is a condition in which the heart's mitral valve doesn't work well. (nih.gov)
  • Figure B shows a heart with mitral valve prolapse. (nih.gov)
  • Figure C shows a closeup view of mitral valve prolapse. (nih.gov)
  • The exact cause of mitral valve prolapse (MVP) isn't known. (nih.gov)
  • You can't prevent mitral valve prolapse (MVP). (nih.gov)
  • Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) occurs when one of your heart's valves doesn't work properly. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Most people who have mitral valve prolapse (MVP) don't need treatment because they don't have symptoms and complications. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Mitral valve prolapse is a common heart condition. (kidshealth.org)
  • What Happens in Mitral Valve Prolapse? (kidshealth.org)
  • In mitral valve prolapse, one or both flaps bulges back into the atrium when they shut, a bit like a balloon. (kidshealth.org)
  • What Are the Signs & Symptoms of Mitral Valve Prolapse? (kidshealth.org)
  • Mitral valve prolapse usually doesn't cause symptoms or affect everyday life. (kidshealth.org)
  • In most cases, the cause of mitral valve prolapse isn't known. (kidshealth.org)
  • How Is Mitral Valve Prolapse Diagnosed? (kidshealth.org)
  • In kids, doctors might find mitral valve prolapse during a regular checkup . (kidshealth.org)
  • If a child has mitral valve prolapse, the bulging valve flaps usually are seen when the heart beats. (kidshealth.org)
  • How Is Mitral Valve Prolapse Treated? (kidshealth.org)
  • Kids with mitral valve prolapse don't need medical treatment. (kidshealth.org)
  • A child who has an arrhythmia along with mitral valve prolapse may need to take medicine to help regulate the heart's rhythm. (kidshealth.org)
  • Leakage from a mitral valve prolapse may go on for years. (kidshealth.org)
  • Kids who have mitral valve prolapse and a leaky valve have a small risk of a bacterial infection of the heart valve (infective endocarditis). (kidshealth.org)
  • To definitely diagnose mitral valve prolapse, you'll need an ultrasound of your heart called an echocardiogram. (webmd.com)
  • What are other symptoms associated with mitral valve prolapse? (webmd.com)
  • Tricuspid valve prolapse can cause tricuspid regurgitation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Question: I was born with mitral valve prolapse which causes frequent palpitations that sometimes result in blackouts/fainting spells. (newsmax.com)
  • Mitral valve prolapse is probably not the reason for your fainting. (newsmax.com)
  • While mitral valve prolapse (MVP) may predispose you to palpitations, blackouts are a sure sign you need further immediate evaluation. (newsmax.com)
  • Mitral valve prolapse is a disorder in which the heart's mitral valve -- which separates the left upper chamber (atrium) from the left lower chamber (ventricle) -- billows out and does not close properly. (healingwell.com)
  • He said the mitral valve is thick but not prolapsed. (healingwell.com)
  • Mitral valve prolapse, also known as click-murmur syndrome, Barlow's syndrome, balloon mitral valve, or floppy valve syndrome, is the bulging of one or both of the mitral valve flaps (leaflets) into the left atrium during the contraction of the heart. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • It is estimated that mitral valve prolapse occurs in around 3 percent of the population. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • In Mitral Valve Prolapse, the flaps enlarge and stretch inward toward the left atrium, sometimes "snapping" during systole, and may allow some backflow of blood into the left atrium (regurgitation). (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • The cause of Mitral Valve Prolapse is unknown, but is thought to be linked to heredity. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Primary and secondary forms of Mitral Valve Prolapse are described below. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Primary Mitral Valve Prolapse is distinguished by thickening of one or both valve flaps. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • In secondary Mitral Valve Prolapse, the flaps are not thickened. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Secondary Mitral Valve Prolapse may result from damage to valvular structures during acute myocardial infarction, rheumatic heart disease, or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (occurs when the muscle mass of the left ventricle of the heart is larger than normal). (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Mitral valve prolapse may not cause any symptoms. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Palpitations (sensation of fast or irregular heart beat) are the most common complaint among patients with Mitral Valve Prolapse. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Chest pain associated with Mitral Valve Prolapse is different from chest pain associated with coronary artery disease and is a frequent complaint. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • The symptoms of mitral valve prolapse may resemble other medical conditions or problems. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • People with Mitral Valve Prolapse often have no symptoms and detection of a click or murmur may be discovered during a routine examination. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse may be detected by listening with a stethoscope, revealing a "click" (created by the stretched flaps snapping against each other during contraction) and/or a murmur. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Mitro valve prolapse and dental work? (drugs.com)
  • anyone with mitro valve prolapse or any joint replacement should premedicate with an anibotic before dental treatment your doctor should tell you what is best for you or ask your dentist you can also call the american heart assocation i haven't checked but there maybe something on the internet i know working in the dental field the AHA sent us guide lines every time the protocel changed. (drugs.com)
  • Mitral valve prolapse is a condition that occurs when the mitral valve of the heart doesn't work properly. (healthday.com)
  • But with mitral valve prolapse, the valve doesn't seal tightly, which can cause blood to flow back in the opposite direction. (healthday.com)
  • About 2 to 3 percent of the U.S. population has mitral valve prolapse. (healthday.com)
  • Sometimes mitral valve prolapse presents no symptoms at all. (healthday.com)
  • In rare instances, mitral valve prolapse can lead to additional health complications, such as an arrhythmia, which is an irregular heartbeat, or endocarditis, an infection of the heart often caused by bacteria. (healthday.com)
  • In most people, mitral valve prolapse causes only minor problems. (healthday.com)
  • Only in rare instances does mitral valve prolapse require heart valve surgery, which involves repairing the faulty mitral valve to restore normal blood flow to the heart. (healthday.com)
  • the clinical constellation of findings with or without symptoms due to prolapse of the mitral valve: a nonejection systolic click accentuated in the standing posture, sometimes multiple, sometimes with mitral regurgitation occurring relatively late in systole, and accompanied by echocardiographic evidence of the mitral valve prolapse, usually with thickened leaflets of the valve. (drugs.com)
  • To understand mitral valve prolapse, it's helpful to review some basics about the way a healthy heart works. (rchsd.org)
  • Some kids and many grown-ups have something called mitral valve prolapse (say: MY-trul VALV PRO-laps). (rchsd.org)
  • In someone who has mitral valve prolapse (MVP), one or both of the valve's flaps buckle up (or swing upward) slightly into the atrium as they close. (rchsd.org)
  • Mitral valve prolapse is a problem affecting the heart in which the valve separating the upper and lower chambers of the left side of the heart does not close properly. (newsmax.com)
  • No clear-cut symptoms appear in many patients suffering from mitral valve prolapse. (newsmax.com)
  • Treatment of mitral valve prolapse is dependent on different factors. (newsmax.com)
  • Patients of mitral valve prolapse who do not experience symptoms may need no treatment. (newsmax.com)
  • Medication alone cannot be a comprehensive treatment of mitral valve prolapse. (newsmax.com)
  • Blood thinners and high blood pressure medications are beneficial in the treatment of a mitral valve prolapse. (newsmax.com)
  • Treatment involving nonsurgical procedure is helpful among treatments of mitral valve prolapse. (newsmax.com)
  • MitraClip is an FDA-approved nonsurgical treatment option helpful for mitral valve prolapse. (newsmax.com)
  • Heart surgery is an effective treatment for mitral valve prolapse. (newsmax.com)
  • Open-heart surgery is a procedure helpful for mitral valve prolapse patients. (newsmax.com)
  • Mitral valve prolapse is a heart problem affecting the mitral valve. (newsmax.com)
  • I would like to know what are the usual and customary treatments for Mitral Valve Prolapse? (druginfonet.com)
  • My doctor recently put me on Atenolol for high blood pressure and mitral valve prolapse. (druginfonet.com)
  • Is Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome a recognized and medically accepted syndrome and, if so, could my 'saggy' valve cause the Syndrome? (druginfonet.com)
  • Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is the most common valvular heart disorder. (healthcentral.com)
  • Mitral valve prolapse occurs when the mitral valve leaflets and attached chords undergo a process called myxomatous (mix-o-ma-tous) change, or degeneration. (healthcentral.com)
  • I have mitral valve prolapse syndrome, and my writing took me down a path to find this information. (hubpages.com)
  • The physician finally diagnosed me with mitral valve prolapse with regurgitation (leakage) because the mitral valve of the heart does not close properly. (hubpages.com)
  • When I began to write for Hubpages, I finally decided to do a research project on mitral valve prolapse to determine if it can cause panic attacks and other symptoms. (hubpages.com)
  • Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is generally understood to be the systolic displacement of an abnormally thickened, redundant mitral leaflet into the left atrium during systole. (ahajournals.org)
  • 2 Unfortunately, our understanding of the prevalence, complication rate, and associations of mitral valve prolapse has been clouded by the use of varying techniques, changing diagnostic criteria, and conclusions drawn from highly selected referral populations. (ahajournals.org)
  • Despite this confusion, an understanding of the prevalence of mitral valve prolapse and the identification of subgroups most susceptible to complications remain important because MVP is the most common cause of valve repair/replacement for isolated mitral regurgitation in the United States, 3 and the thickened leaflets form a recognized substrate for bacterial endocarditis. (ahajournals.org)
  • In mitral valve prolapse, the valve has malformations of the leaflets that open and the strings, or chordae , that support the valve. (wisegeek.com)
  • In about 95% of cases, benign mitral valve prolapse never necessitates surgery, though physicians may hear a significant murmur with a stethoscope. (wisegeek.com)
  • Mitral valve prolapse does not pose problems for infants, unless it is severe or associated with other congenital heart defects , but it tends to worsen with age. (wisegeek.com)
  • Symptoms do not necessarily indicate the severity of mitral valve prolapse. (wisegeek.com)
  • When treatment for mitral valve prolapse is required, several options are considered, the first being medications to improve heart function and control heart rhythm. (wisegeek.com)
  • Balloon valvuloplasty is not generally successful, as mitral valve prolapse tends to recur. (wisegeek.com)
  • Mitral valve prolapse has been linked to several causes. (wisegeek.com)
  • Mitral valve prolapse can be a congenital condition, or it can be caused by bacterial endocarditis. (wisegeek.com)
  • There is some evidence to suggest that congenital mitral valve prolapse may be genetic, as it tends to be present in more than one family member. (wisegeek.com)
  • If you have a family history of mitral valve prolapse, inform your physician, as the problem can be easily diagnosed through echocardiogram. (wisegeek.com)
  • I'm a 26 year old diagnosed with Hypoplastic right heart syndrome and mitral valve prolapse. (wisegeek.com)
  • Genetic association analyses highlight biological pathways underlying mitral valve prolapse. (nih.gov)
  • 9.] R B Devereux, J K Perloff, N Reichek and M E Josephson " Mitral valve prolapse " Circulation. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Our search of the medical literature reveals no studies linking mitral valve prolapse to the particles found in vehicle exhaust or forced-air heat. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A Mitral valve prolapse is a condition in which the two valve flaps of the heart's mitral valve don't close smoothly or evenly. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The prevalence of mitral valve prolapse in patients undergoing echocardiography for clinical reason. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • MONDAY, July 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Individuals with bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) and mitral valve prolapse (MVP) have a higher risk of developing infective endocarditis (IE) than the general population, according to a study published in the June 19 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • the murmur of mitral valve prolapse was heard over the chest. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • mitral valve prolapse" meanwile, I've always had anxiety but it's gotten worse over the years. (dailystrength.org)
  • I was researching it on line and I stumbled on a few websites that said people with Mitral Valve prolapse are more likely to have anxiety/panic disorder. (dailystrength.org)
  • I also suffer from Mitral Valve Prolapse and have found it challenging to find any local support groups. (dailystrength.org)
  • I have mitral valve prolapse and panic attacks also. (dailystrength.org)
  • How many people with symptomatic mistral valve prolapse syndrome is unknown. (dailystrength.org)
  • Mitral valve prolapse is believed to be inherited, with a greater expression of the MVP gene in females. (dailystrength.org)
  • She had a history of holosystolic cardiac murmur due to mitral valve prolapse, diagnosed 20 years ago. (escardio.org)
  • Severe, excentric, anterior directed mitral valve regurgitation caused by the prolapse of the posterior leaflet (medial part of P2). (escardio.org)
  • Apical four-chamber view : Severe, eccentric, anteriorly directed mitral valve regurgitation caused by posterior mitral leaflet prolapse. (escardio.org)
  • Described here are methods, devices, and kits for treating a prolapsed valve leaflet. (google.ca)
  • The methods, devices, and kits described here are in the field of cardiac valve repair, and more specifically, in the field of treating mitral valve prolapse. (google.ca)
  • The valve then prolapses and its bloodtight seal becomes compromised, causing the blood to flow back into the left atrium during systole. (google.ca)
  • Some solutions to this prolapse problem have focused on either replacing the whole valve with an artificial one, or repairing the part of the valve that is diseased in order to restore normal function. (google.ca)
  • Accordingly, it would be advantageous to have methods, devices, and kits for treating mitral valve prolapse, which are less invasive and pose less risks to the patient than typical open heart surgery. (google.ca)
  • Causes of uterine prolapse include pregnancy, childbirth, weakness in the pelvic area, obesity and loss of collagen, according to WebMD. (reference.com)
  • My prolapses are getting worse the futher along my pregnancy is going, I'm now at the point of slight leakage every now and then! (netmums.com)
  • Damage to pelvic muscles and tissues during pregnancy and childbirth may also lead to prolapse. (healthline.com)
  • But does the pregnancy itself impact prolapse? (mothering.com)
  • Have one cow which is on 275th day of pregnancy with not complete vaginal prolapse. (cattletoday.com)
  • Your options will depend on the severity of the prolapse, the state of your health, and possibly your plans for a future pregnancy. (healthline.com)
  • Surgeons treating rectal prolapse should be familiar with both abdominal and perineal surgery for both primary and secondary prolapse procedures and individualize the treatments. (springer.com)
  • What are the nonsurgical treatments for pelvic organ prolapse? (acog.org)
  • Home treatment for adults may help treat the prolapse and may be tried before other types of treatments. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • Rectal prolapse, either partial or complete, is to be distinguished from hemorrhoids which are simply bulging veins (like varicose veins) in or around the anal canal. (duhaime.org)
  • A common question is whether hemorrhoids and rectal prolapse are the same. (fascrs.org)
  • Mayo Clinic explains that internal hemorrhoids do not usually cause any uncomfortable symptoms, but prolapsed, external hemorrhoids can become irritated by. (reference.com)
  • If women have no symptoms, they need take no special treatment for the prolapse. (news-medical.net)
  • Asymptomatic prolapse may not need treatment. (news-medical.net)
  • Pessaries are a treatment option for pelvic organ prolapse. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment for vaginal prolapse varies, depending on the severity of the symptoms. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • There is no specific medical treatment for rectal prolapse. (medscape.com)
  • Although not always required, the most effective treatment for rectal prolapse is surgery. (fascrs.org)
  • Your age-If you have surgery at a young age, there is a chance that prolapse will come back and may require more treatment. (acog.org)
  • Trouble using the bathroom or experiencing a complete uterine prolapse necessitates emergency medical treatment. (reference.com)
  • If the prolapse was caused by another condition, the child may need treatment for that condition. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • If the prolapse is severe, talk with your doctor about which treatment option is appropriate for you. (healthline.com)
  • While using vaginal estrogen to help augment other treatment options may be helpful, on its own it doesn't reverse the presence of a prolapse. (healthline.com)
  • Our aim was to investigate the efficacy of the EndoFast Reliant™ system, which is a novel trocarless mesh technology for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). (urotoday.com)
  • Patient Satisfaction and Symptoms Improvement in Women Using a Vginal Pessary for The Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse. (urotoday.com)
  • The primary outcome measure was objective treatment success (pelvic organ prolapse quantification stage 1 or lower) at 3 months. (nih.gov)
  • Minor prolapse may not require treatment. (healthline.com)
  • Treatment may be necessary for advanced prolapse. (healthline.com)
  • Treatment depends on the stage and severity of the prolapse. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • If the prolapse shows signs of worsening, other types of treatment may be necessary. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Laparoscopic-Assisted Vaginal Tape Procedures for the treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • The treatment of recurrent pelvic organ prolapse is challenging. (intechopen.com)
  • If your vaginal prolapse does not respond to conservative treatment, your consultant may recommend vaginal prolapse surgery. (nuffieldhealth.com)
  • How is manual reduction performed in the treatment of pediatric rectal prolapse? (medscape.com)
  • Treatment of rectal prolapse in the elderly by perineal rectosigmoidectomy. (medscape.com)
  • Rectal Prolapse - treatment? (rutgers.edu)
  • Rectal prolapse repair is advised for a continued rectal prolapse that does not clear up or is unresponsive to treatment of an underlying condition. (northside.com)
  • To study the efficacy and safety of adalimumab versus placebo in the treatment of acute disc prolapse will be will be compared up to 12 months after the start of study drug treatment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Treatment depends on whether you have symptoms, how severe your anterior prolapse is and whether you have any related conditions, such as urinary incontinence or more than one type of pelvic organ prolapse. (sparrow.org)
  • Rectal Prolapse is a complex condition, and you should consult with your primary care physician as well as your specialist to consider your best treatment options . (cpmc.org)
  • Prolapse occurs when a woman's pelvic floor muscles, tissues and ligaments weaken and stretch. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Urethral prolapse occurs when the muscles, tissues, and ligaments inside the body are weakened. (healthline.com)
  • Rectal prolapse is caused by weak muscles and ligaments. (epnet.com)
  • A uterine prolapse occurs when a woman's pelvic muscles and ligaments become weak. (healthwise.net)
  • The study population consist of 99 patients with sciatica caused by herniated disc prolapse. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Clinical evaluation, global assessments and Oswestry Disability Score and visual analog scale (VAS) will be used as the evaluation of clinical results with the disc prolapse patients confirmed by Magnetic Resonance Imaging. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The randomisation will be made in groups taken in count the level of disc prolapse and and sex. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Abdominal posterior rectopexy with an omental pedicle for intractable rectal prolapse: a modified technique. (medscape.com)
  • Pearl RH, Ein SH, Churchill B. Posterior sagittal anorectoplasty for pediatric recurrent rectal prolapse. (medscape.com)
  • Parasternal short axis (mitral) view : Prolapse of the posterior leaflet (medial part of P2). (escardio.org)
  • The procedure for rectal prolapse takes approximately 45 minutes and is painless. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • Long-term outcome of Altemeier's procedure for rectal prolapse. (medscape.com)
  • Tsunoda A, Yasuda N, Yokoyama N, Kamiyama G, Kusano M. Delorme's procedure for rectal prolapse: clinical and physiological analysis. (springer.com)
  • The length of the procedure will depend on the extent of your prolapse. (nuffieldhealth.com)
  • however, doctors recommend addressing constipation causes before rectal prolapse surgery because some patients experience increased constipation after the procedure. (reference.com)
  • In Sweden, most prolapse surgeons have little experience in performing prolapse operations, 74% conducting the procedure once a month or less. (diva-portal.org)
  • Laparoscopic rectal prolapse surgery. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Ismail M, Gabr K, Shalaby R. Laparoscopic management of persistent complete rectal prolapse in children. (medscape.com)
  • Outcome of laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy for external rectal prolapse. (medscape.com)
  • What are the types of surgery for pelvic organ prolapse? (acog.org)
  • Postoperative Outcomes Following Tension-Free Vaginal Mesh Surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse: A Retrospective Study. (urotoday.com)
  • Practice parameters for the management of rectal prolapse. (springer.com)
  • In total, 195 TVM surgeries were performed at the Shimane University School of Medicine from January 2010 to May 2016 in patients with Pelvic Organ Prolapse-Quantification (POP-Q) stage II or higher. (urotoday.com)
  • Women with pelvic organ prolapse quantification prolapse stages 2-4 were randomized to vaginal colpopexy repair with mesh or traditional vaginal colpopexy without mesh. (nih.gov)
  • This condition is often treated at home with no need for immediate surgery, but there are dangers associated with rectal prolapse, including fecal incontinence, solitary rectal ulcer syndrome and malnutrition. (livestrong.com)
  • Malnutrition associated with rectal prolapse may not improve until the prolapse is treated. (livestrong.com)
  • Urodynamics mixed type urinary incontinence with advanced pelvic organ prolapse, management and outcomes. (urotoday.com)
  • Testing for Occult Stress Urinary Incontinence in Patients With Pelvic Organ Prolapse? (urotoday.com)
  • Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery may unmask occult stress urinary incontinence (OSUI) in otherwise asymptomatic patients. (urotoday.com)
  • Women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP) are at risk of developing stress urinary incontinence (SUI) following prolapse surgery. (urotoday.com)
  • If leaking is your most troublesome symptom and other aspects of the prolapse are not causing you problems, then it is worth exploring other options (such as cones, pessaries, pelvic floor exercises) to help the leakage. (marilynglenville.com)
  • If the prolapse bulges right outside your body, you may feel sore and bleed as the prolapse rubs on your underwear. (continence.org.au)
  • The prolapsed part is attached with stitches to a ligament or to a muscle in the pelvis. (acog.org)
  • Estrogen insertions can also help prevent uterine prolapse. (reference.com)
  • Uterine prolapse sometimes happens in post-menopausal women, because reduced estrogen levels can cause these muscles to weaken. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • Additionally, postmenopausal women have an increased risk of pelvic organ prolapse due to the decreased production of estrogen, which is an essential component in manufacturing collagen. (ipl.org)
  • When your body doesn't make as much estrogen as before, those pelvic muscles can become weak and a prolapse can develop. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • I would never cull a cow that had a uterine prolapse based on the fact that she prolapsed. (cattletoday.com)
  • Your doctor will probably be able to diagnose uterine prolapse based on your symptoms and a vaginal examination. (mydr.com.au)

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