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What is the surgery where the bladder is shifted? Is it successful?

What is the surgery where the bladder is shifted? Is it successful?

I am not sure: I am not sure what condition this type of surgery would be done. If you are talking about prolapsed bladder, there are different types of surgery. There is a sling surgery that basically involves putting a band around the bladder to support it. Whether it is successful or not in your case, you must be examined by gyn urologist and have your options laid out to you. ...Read more

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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Why doesn't the bladder sling surgery work for me?

Why doesn't the bladder sling surgery work for me?

Talk to your MD: Only your physician can answer with out knowing all facts, may have dysfunctional bladder, or problem in the spine etc. ...Read more

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Anyone had the bladder sling surgery and end up perfectly normal again?

Yes: 90% of patients that get this type of surgery are very satisfied 5 years down the road. ...Read more

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I'm having open bladder surgery to remove tvm that has eroded into the bladder. Should i also have my uterus and ovaries removed?

I'm having open bladder surgery to remove tvm that has eroded into the bladder. Should i also have my uterus and ovaries removed?

you have a choice: And there is no clear correct answer. Talk with your surgeon about the possibility of removing these organs, if found normal, if found abnormal during the case. Would a second surgeon be necessary? Answers to these questions will help you decide. Take a friend with you. Be well. ...Read more

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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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Doing the Kegel exercises to strengthen the bladder sphincter muscle after Prostate surgery, how long should it take until urinary incontinence stops?

Doing the Kegel exercises to strengthen the bladder sphincter muscle after Prostate surgery, how long should it take until urinary incontinence stops?

Here are some...: Kegel exercise may help regain the strength & function of urinary sphincter but not the sole factor for restoring it; age, health, and resultant scar & injury to the sphincter together play an important role in the post-op u-incontinence. So, seek professional evaluation and counseling timely for individual details timely. ...Read more

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Appx what percentage develop a stricture after surgery 4 colon/bladder fistula & diverticulitis? Is the balloon treatment (dillation?)very successful?

Appx what percentage develop a stricture after surgery 4 colon/bladder fistula & diverticulitis? Is the balloon treatment (dillation?)very successful?

Not frequent: If stricture develops may be due to recurrences of disease, balloon dilation may help, will require resection for better out come. ...Read more

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Has anyone had a bladder sling surgery for incontinence and then later on had a successful pregnancy?

Has anyone had a bladder sling surgery for incontinence and then later on had a successful pregnancy?

Yes: Normal pregnancies can follow incontinence surgery. However, delivery can damage the incontinence repair and cause you to leak again. Repeat surgeries tend to be less effective than initial repairs. It is best to treat incontinence with conservative measures and delay surgery until you are done having children. ...Read more

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How much pain after bladder lift surgery?

How much pain after bladder lift surgery?

Bladder surgery pain: If done well, there usually is very little pain/discomfort afterwards attributable just to the surgery. Other factors may cause post-operative discomfort such as any vaginal packing, dressings, a reaction to tape, infection, hematoma, ..... ...Read more