Because plication and reapproximation of potentially weak tissue, mainly in the anterior compartment
, have been associated with widely variable degrees of success, novel techniques have been proposed to improve pelvic support.
Chronic anterior compartment
syndrome of the leg was reported in 6.
This portal allows for excellent visualization of the anterior compartment
and the radial head.
The Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit and Uphold Vaginal Support System (both from Boston Scientific) and the Elevate Apical and Posterior Prolapse Repair System (American Medical Systems) use an anterior compartment
approach, and use the sacrospinous ligament as their principal anchor of support, he said.
Intense basketball-simulated exercise induces muscle damage in men with elevated anterior compartment
It is also possible that the attachments of the anterior compartment
to the pelvic sidewall or to the apex are weaker, or that the anterior wall itself is more elastic or less dense, or perhaps it is more susceptible to damage during childbirth or weakening with aging.
To review our experience with sacrocolpopexy and Burch colposuspension for stage 3 and 4 anterior compartment
11) The anterior compartment
contains the tibialis anterior, extensor hallicus longus, extensor digitorum longus, and peroneus tertius.
repair also can be associated with dyspareunia, especially if the posterior axis deviation of the vagina is disturbed.
There were significantly more cases of anterior compartment
and post compartment prolapse in the control group.
In addition, an index surgery that did not include the anterior compartment
increased the risk for repeat surgery (RR 1.
And when it comes to rectal prolapse, it is important to evaluate for associated anterior compartment
prolapse and to consider combined surgical correction when warranted.
LOUIS -- Sophisticated urodynamic testing is rarely necessary before undertaking surgical correction of obvious anterior compartment
defects associated with female incontinence, according to Marvin H.
In 33%, anterior compartment
POP predominated, 19% had posterior compartment prolapse, and 11% had apical prolapse.
The anterior compartment
is probably the most difficult section of the vagina to manage effectively.