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Sacrum (Definition)

Below the lumbar spine and above the tailbone or coccyx lies the sacrum. The sacrum is part of the spine and interacts with the pelvis ...Read more


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What is colpopexy?

Surgery procedure: It is a surgical procedure to correct vaginal prolapse. ...Read more

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I had a robot assisted sacrocolpopexy on Nov.11 2014 so Tuesday I will be 2 weeks post op. No spotting til today I fell on Friday should I worry?

I had a robot assisted sacrocolpopexy on Nov.11 2014 so Tuesday I will be 2 weeks post op. No spotting til today I fell on Friday should I worry?

Probably not serious: As long as you are able to empty your bladder, pass gas, have bowel movements, and you don't have any fever, chills, nausea, or vomiting, it is highly unlikely that anything serious is occurring. It is not rare to have some vaginal spotting or light bleeding after a sacrocolpopexy. If you have any burning or urgency with urination, may want to have your doc check for a bladder infection. ...Read more

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Can you explain a sacrocolpopexy for prolapse?

Can you explain a sacrocolpopexy for prolapse?

Support surgery: Sacrocolpopexy is a surgery that supports the vagina using mesh. The mesh is connected to the sacrum, which is the back part of the pelvis and the lowest portion of the spinal column. The surgery can be done laparoscopically, usually with robotic assistance. It can also be done through an open incision, such as the one used for a c-section. ...Read more

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I just had a sacrocolpopexy he put a small hole in my bladder by accident because the tissue was paper thin. Causes for a 46 year old??

I just had a sacrocolpopexy he put a small hole in my bladder by accident because the tissue was paper thin. Causes for a 46 year old??

Here are some ...: Your available health profile indicated you have gone through a lot for one at 46. But I wonder if you've ever gone through a lot in forcing yourself to practice quality healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession - the foundation of all healthcare no matter who, when, what, and how you are or have been. However, incidental injury during surgery does occur to reflect... ...Read more

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Who would benefit from a sacrocolpopexy?

Who would benefit from a sacrocolpopexy?

Pelvic organ prolaps: Sacrocolpopexy is a surgical procedure to correct pelvic organ prolapse( vaginal prolapse, cystocele, rectocele, enterocele). It's an abdominal proc which can be done with minimally invasive surgery( laparoscopy, or davinci robot assisted laparoscopy ). It's considered the gold standard. It uses a synthetic or biological mesh that envelops the vagina and its anchored to the sacral promontory. ...Read more

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Can you explain the surgery my doctor suggested it is called a sacrocolpopexy for my prolapse?

Can you explain the surgery my doctor suggested it is called a sacrocolpopexy for my prolapse?

Sure: It attaches the top of your vagina to the sacrum(just above the tail bone). If they didn't explain this to you you need to go to someone else with more experience and ethics. It usually involves the use of mesh and is reserved for only severe or recurrent cases. ...Read more

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