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What is pelvic exenteration?

What is pelvic exenteration?

Exenteration: A pelvic exenteration is the removal of most or all pelvic structures (bladder, uterus, rectum) for cancer (usually recurrent) in the pelvic organs (most often cervical cancer). ...Read more

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Can you tell me about procedure in pelvic exenteration?

Can you tell me about procedure in pelvic exenteration?

Surgical removal: Pelvic exenteration is the surgical removal of ALL pelvic organs and lymph nodes in patient's who have a gynecological cancer that has spread to the pelvis and peritoneum.(lining of the body cavity) ...Read more

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Treating Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Checklist)

Ask for STD testing
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Have your partner get STD testing
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Take all of your medication exactly as prescribed
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Use condoms when having intercourse to prevent STD transmission
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When are conditions too severe for complete pelvic exenteration?

When are conditions too severe for complete pelvic exenteration?

Pelvic exenteration: If a patient has metastatic disease outside of the pelvis then a pelvic exenteration is contraindicated. A patient's physical and emotional state has to be evaluated to know if they can handle the rigors of the exent and the healing period. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a pelvic exenteration and a pelvic exoneration?

What is the difference between a pelvic exenteration and a pelvic exoneration?

Pelvic exenteration: There is no such thing as a pelvic "exoneration" although some people mispronounce "exenteration" to make it sound similar. A pelvic exenteration is the removal of most or all pelvic structures (bladder, uterus, rectum) for cancer (usually recurrent) in the pelvic organs (most often cervical cancer). ...Read more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

office evaluation
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pelvic exam
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ultrasound
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Who should do a pelvic exenteration if I am told it should be done for ovarian cancer?

Who should do a pelvic exenteration if I am told it should be done for ovarian cancer?

Pelvic exenteration: If you are told you need a pelvic exenteration for ovarian cancer, a gynecologic oncologic would do the surgery. This most likely means that you have disease involving your rectum and that a posterior exenteration (removal of uterus, part of vagina and rectum) is needed to render you disease free at the time of surgery, good luck! ...Read more

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What is pelvic sling?

What is pelvic sling?

Prolapse care: Sling holds up bladder and prevents eventration of the bladder thru the vaginal osteum. ...Read more

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What is done for pelvic tilts?

What is done for pelvic tilts?

Pelvic tilt: A standing postural xray defines if it is enough to be important. Some are fixed, some are temporary or secondary to something else. See a manipulating osteopath or chiropractor to define what kind and consider a shoe lift or pelvic lift if it is fixed. ...Read more