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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 the difference between bladder sling for incontinince and sling for bladder prolapse?

What is the difference between bladder sling for incontinince and sling for bladder prolapse?

See below: A bladder sling is used to treat stress urinary incontinence in women and is usually made of a strip of surgical mesh, or less often autologous fascia, usually inserted through one vaginal incision and two small abdominal incisions. Bladder suspension refers to surgery that helps place a sagging bladder back into its normal position using adjacent autologous fascia, or less often transvaginal mesh ...Read more

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Explain the surgery to repair vaginal rectal fistula?

Explain the surgery  to repair vaginal rectal fistula?

Options: Depending on the cause of the fistula, additional diagnoses, age and health of the patient your surgeon will discuss the options. Have friends and family with you to help with this discussion. Usually diagnostic tests colonoscopy, ct scan of abdomen and pelvis are done before final surgical planning. ...Read more

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Does the bladder sling surgery stop urinary incontinence caused by Prostate surgery?

Does the bladder sling surgery stop urinary incontinence caused by Prostate surgery?

See remark: There are bladder slings that help in male incontinence following prostate surgery...but the results are not as good as when placing slings in female incontinence ...Read more

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Can hernia & bladder sling repair be done at same time?

Can hernia & bladder sling repair be done at same time?

Maybe: Depends on the type and location of hernia, as well as the technique. I have done laparoscopic hernia repair simultaneously with a bladder sling which was done by another surgeon. Coordinating schedules can be complicated, but its possible in some cases. ...Read more

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How common are bladder mesh problems after cystocele repair?

How common are bladder mesh problems after cystocele repair?

Bladder mesh problem: The incidence of bladder mesh complications (infection/pain/erosion/retention/....) is actually very "low" if properly applied/implanted. One should be careful and ascertain the physician's expertise in these specific surgical procedures: obviously, i would trust a reputable individual that is experienced and can demonstrate his/her expertise...... ...Read more

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What is laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (lavh)?

What is laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (lavh)?

Common: For an lavh, the laparoscope is used to allow the surgeon to free up the uterus from inside before completing the hysterectomy vaginally. Many surgeons are now using the da vinci robot to complete the surgery completely laparoscopically. ...Read more

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Do doctors insert a urethral catheter for ACL reconstruction surgery?

Do doctors insert a urethral catheter for ACL reconstruction surgery?

Acl: I do not use catheter for acl surgery nore do I know of one that does. Majority for isolated acl sugery do not use one however it can be enfluenced in type of anesthesia modality u choose for yourself. ...Read more

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What happens during a laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy lavh?

Safe and efficient s: The laparoscope allows excellent visibility inside the abdomen for releasing the uterus (and ovaries as appropriate) before proceeding with the vaginal portion of the hysterectomy. Many studies show fewer complications with lavh compared to an abdominal hysterectomy or a vaginal hysterectomy. There is the additional benefit of inspecting the abdominal cavity before and after the hysterectomy. ...Read more

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What is a urethral sling?

What is a urethral sling?

Incontinence proced.: A "mid-urethral sling" is a thin band of material surgical placed around the middle of the urethra, to stabilize the urethra and control leakage of urine. There are several types. The tvt, tension free vaginal tape, is now considered the gold standard for repair of genuine urinary stress incontinence. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy ,TVT,correctional bladder prolapse6wk out experience "contraction-like" pain Ct saw fecalization of smIntestine. Fam hist.rectalcancer?

Hysterectomy ,TVT,correctional bladder prolapse6wk out experience "contraction-like" pain Ct saw fecalization of smIntestine. Fam hist.rectalcancer?

Postoperative pain: I believe that the surgeon who performed your procedure is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. I don't feel that the symptoms or ct findings are necessarily a sign of rectal cancer, but the surgeon can also best address that question. ...Read more

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I had Laparascopic inguinal hernia repair. I had pain and urethra trauma from the bladder cath. Why cath NON indicated patients with empty bladder?

I had Laparascopic inguinal hernia repair. I had pain and urethra trauma from the bladder cath. Why cath NON indicated patients with empty bladder?

Depends: The most common problem facing patients immediately after surgery is that of urinary retention, the inability to pass urine. This is a side effect of the anesthesia and is usually relieved after a few hours. If urinary retention is prolonged, you may have a catheter inserted into your urethra. The catheter is left overnight and removed in the morning. I would ask the surgeon why you needed the Catheter. I am sorry that you were traumatized. ...Read more

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Will an abdominal ultrasound detect prolapsed cervix or bladder?

Will an abdominal ultrasound detect prolapsed cervix or bladder?

Yes: both bladder and cervix prolapse can be diagnosed on abdominal/pelvic ultrasound, but often they don't give enough detailed information for presurgical planning - MRI or CT are usually needed for this. ...Read more

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Anyone have cure without mesh for pelvic organ prolapse?

Anyone have cure without mesh for pelvic organ prolapse?

Yes: Pessaries can help but most women won't use them long term. Mesh seems to be the only permanent solution since you treat the vaginal prolapse as the hernia that it is. The colporrhaphy operations are over 100 years old and treat a lateral defect with a central repair & usually don't hold. Despite the lawyer's commercials, most mesh repairs do very well. ...Read more

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How complicated is the bladder sling operation?

How complicated is the bladder sling operation?

Sling procedure: In general urethral sling operations used in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence are associated with very minimal complications and have a very high success rate and most people are satisfied with the procedure. However as with all surgeries complications can occur and should be discussed treating physician for proceeding with surgery. ...Read more

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Help please! is bleeding common after urethral catheter insertion?

Help please! is bleeding common after urethral catheter insertion?

No: But there may be inflammation, strictures, or other diseases in the lower urinary tract that can bleed. Also more likely to have hematuria if patient is taking a blood thinner, ie aspirin, plavix, coumadin, (warfarin) etc. The catheter also may not be a good fit or well lubricated for insertion. ...Read more