Latest Rectocele Stories

2013-01-17 23:01:14

Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) is common in women and can cause problems with bladder and bowel control and comfortable sexual intercourse. The Board Certified Specialists at Women´s Excellence in Bladder Control are experts in the latest minimally-invasive and robotic procedures that can permanently repair POP. Clarkston, MI (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) results when the supportive muscles and connective tissues of a woman´s pelvic organs (uterus, bladder, and...

2010-07-07 14:53:19

Obstructed defecation syndrome (ODS ) represents a widespread clinical problem which frequently affects middle-aged females. Nevertheless, many of the previously established techniques are unsuitable for patients with ODS associated with simultaneous rectocele and rectal intussusception. Notably, STARR has been proposed as an alternative operation and a relatively noninvasive surgical technique for this difficult problem. However, some serious complications were documented and there is...

2008-07-23 03:00:22

By Herbruck, Lianne F Urinary Incontinence (UI) is an often under-reported and untreated medical condition that affects the lives of women of all ages and backgrounds. Although there are six major types of UI, stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the type most often associated with women of childbearing age. Development of SUI has also been linked to the childbirth process itself.This article will discuss the types, characteristics, and diagnosis of UI, with a focus on SUI. Precipitating...

2008-06-05 03:00:07

By Amortegui, Jose D Solla, Julio A Surgical management of imperforate anus and rectal mucosal prolapse has evolved significantly over the last two decades. The procedure for prolapsed hemorrhoids (PPH) is now widely used primarily for rectal mucosal prolapse and internal hemorrhoids. We describe the use of PPH in the management of symptomatic rectal mucosal prolapse in a 39-year-old man with a history of a high imperforate anus and pelvic floor reconstruction. At 4-year follow up, the...

2004-11-25 03:00:19

Summary This article examines the use of rectal irrigation for the symptomatic relief of functional bowel disorders in certain groups of patients. The authors undertook a study of 80 patients and conclude that it is a valuable treatment for some patients. Key words * Colorectal disorders * Rectal cancer * Stoma care These key words are based on the subject headings from the British Nursing Index. This article has been subject to double- blind review. FUNCTIONAL BOWEL disorders...

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