What is the best surgery for cystocele?

The 3 basic techniques for cystocele repair are anterior colporrhaphy, anterior colporrhaphy with graft, and paravaginal repair, of which the first 2 are the most commonly used (see the image below). If apical involvement is noted, cystoceles may often be resolved after resuspension of the apical defect.

How is Procidentia treated?

Sacralpromontory fixation remains the most common treatment for uterine procidentia, and the benchmark for which many other procedures are compared. This approach has been traditionally done via laparotomy, but could be done with minilaparotomy. Keeping the uterine cervix was done for previously mentioned reasons.

How is a cystocele surgically repaired?

Cystocele repair surgery is done through a small incision (surgical cut) in your vaginal wall. If a sling is being placed, your surgeon will make 2 smaller incisions on your lower abdomen (belly) or inner thigh. A catheter will drain urine from your bladder while the area heals.

What is the best surgery for prolapsed bladder?

The most common prolapsed bladder repair is an anterior vaginal repair—or anterior colporrhaphy. The surgeon makes an incision in the wall of the woman’s vagina and repairs the defect by folding over and sewing together extra supportive tissue between the vagina and bladder.

How long does a cystocele surgery last?

The procedure may take about 45 minutes to 2 hours or more.

How long is recovery from cystocele surgery?

A typical recovery period is 2-3 weeks. Your doctor may prescribe pain medication. You can begin regular physical activity within hours of your procedure, but you should refrain from sex for six weeks. Before you leave the hospital, you’ll schedule a post-op appointment between 4-6 weeks after surgery.

What is a Sacrocolpopexy procedure?

A sacrocolpopexy is a surgical procedure used to treat pelvic organ prolapse, which is caused by a weakening of the normal support of the pelvic floor. The surgery and recovery are described. When to Call the Doctor.

Is procidentia life threatening?

Procidentia is the severe stage of pelvic organ prolapse. Pelvic organ prolapse is usually a non-life-threatening condition with the most common symptom described as a bulge-like sensation protruding from the vaginal vault. Prolapse symptoms can impact daily activity, body image, and sexual health.

How successful is cystocele surgery?

The anatomic success rate of cystocele repair was 75/79 (94.9%) and a highly significant improvement was noted for symptoms and on quality of life questionnaires.

When is surgery necessary for prolapsed bladder?

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.

What can you not do after a cystocele surgery?

Avoid strenuous activities, such as biking, jogging, weightlifting, and aerobic exercise, for 4 to 6 weeks after open surgery and 1 week after laparoscopic surgery. You may shower. Pat the incision dry when you are done. Do not take a bath for the first week after surgery or until your doctor tells you it is okay.

What is a Grade 4 cystocele?

Grade 4 cystocele is defined as extrusion of the bladder base beyond the vaginal introitus at rest and represents the extreme of anterior vaginal wall prolapse.

Is prolapse surgery considered major surgery?

Vaginal prolapse surgery is a major surgery with serious risks and potential complications. You may have less invasive treatment options depending on your circumstances.

What is the alternative to mesh for prolapse?

Surgical treatments (other than mesh)

native tissue repair – where the patient’s own tissue is used to repair the prolapse. biological graft repair – uses a graft from a source, such as human or animal tissue, to support the vaginal prolapse. pubovaginal sling – using the patients own tissue.

What is Perineoplasty surgery?

Perineoplasty is a surgery that tightens the area between your anus and vagina (the perineum). It improves sexual satisfaction, restores function and helps narrow your vaginal opening after childbirth or trauma. Appointments 216.444.6601.

Is procidentia and uterine prolapse same?

Uterine prolapse (also called descensus or procidentia) means the uterus has descended from its normal position in the pelvis farther down into the vagina.

What causes procidentia?

Procidentia occurs when the ligaments and muscles of the pelvic floor are stretched and weakened to the point that they can no longer provide support to the uterus. When this happens, the uterus slips into the vagina or bulges out of it.

How long is recovery after cystocele surgery?

Does Stage 3 prolapse require surgery?

A Stage 2 prolapse of one area of the vagina would require a conservative surgical repair. Multiple Stage 3 prolapses of the pelvic organs would require a more aggressive repair.

Can you live with a prolapse without surgery?

The two non-surgical options for prolapse are pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) and a vaginal pessary. PFMT can be effective for mild prolapse but is usually not successful for moderate and advanced prolapse. The main alternative to surgery for prolapse is a vaginal pessary.

How do you poop after prolapse surgery?

The Best Position for Your Bowel Movement After Prolapse Surgery

  1. Sit on the toilet seat (never hover)
  2. Place your feet flat on the floor.
  3. Rest your hands or forearms on your thighs to support your trunk.
  4. Lean your trunk forwards.
  5. Keep the inward curve in your lower back during emptying (see bowel emptying position above)

How many hours is prolapse surgery?

The length of operative time for laparoscopic colposuspension can vary greatly (3-5 hours) from patient to patient depending on the internal anatomy, shape of the pelvis, weight of the patient, and presence of scarring or inflammation in the pelvis due to infection or prior abdominal/pelvic surgery.

What is a Stage 3 cystocele?

There are three grades of cystocele: Grade 1 (mild): The bladder drops only a short way into the vagina. Grade 2 (moderate): The bladder drops to the opening of the vagina. Grade 3 (severe): The bladder bulges through the opening of the vagina.

Can cystocele be repaired without mesh?

Vaginal repair of prolapse without a mesh is definitely an option, however for the descent of vaginal tissue to the opening of the vagina or through the opening, not very realistic.

Do surgeons still use vaginal mesh?

Surgery can be done through the abdomen using mesh or through the vagina without the use of mesh. Surgery through the vagina using mesh is no longer an option. Stress urinary incontinence (SUI).