rectocele


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protrusion or herniation of the rectum into the vagina

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The correlation coefficient of the rectocele stage and CRADI-8 score was calculated to be r=0.
Prospective randomized trial of polyglactin 910 mesh to prevent recurrence of cystoceles and rectoceles.
2,19) The most common pathophysiologic alterations associated with ODS are rectal intussusception and rectocele.
Karram, "The anatomic and functional outcomes of defectspecific rectocele repairs," The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol.
Surgery to repair a rectocele, or prolapse of the rectum, is performed through the vagina.
Other diagnoses included ongoing issues post haemorrhoidectomy, bowel cancer, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, myeloma, coeliac disease, rectocele, thyroid dysfunction, gastrooesaphageal reflux disease, slow transit colon, hernias and sub-acute bowel obstruction.
A "site-specific" rectocele repair involves the reapproximation of discrete rents in the rectovaginal fascia instead of a midline plication.
A rectocele consists of rectal mucosa, and represents a pulsion diverticulum of the lower anterior rectum.
Pelvic organ prolapse can cause genitourinary symptoms such as urinary incontinence, urinary retention, recurrent urinary tract infections, hydronephrosis, bowel disorders such as rectocele, enterocele, and difficult defecation, sexual dysfunction, and a sense of general discomfort (5).
Possible: Cysocele and Rectocele (weakness of the vaginal wall, which allows the bladder or rectum to bulge into the vagina, causing leakage of urine), Prolapse, Stroke, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis
Abnormal dilatation of the rectum or colon, rectal prolapse, rectocele, or Herschsprung's disease can also lead to impediment of defecation.
Being overweight or obese at baseline was highly associated with the progression of cystocele, rectocele, and uterine prolapse during a 5-year period, but women who lost weight did not experience a significant regression of pelvic organ prolapse (POP), Dr.
Los parametros evaluados durante el estudio son: angulo anorrectal, descenso del piso pelvico, longitud del canal anal, presencia de rectocele, prolapso rectal o intususcepcion de la mucosa (Lowry y Boulos 2001).
When the posterior vaginal wall sags, the rectum moves downward and may produce a rectocele, or a posterior compartment defect.