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Learn about uterine prolapse, a condition that occurs when the pelvic floor muscles are no longer strong enough to support the uterus correctly.
A Cochrane systematic review has concluded that artificial mesh has some advantages over native tissue for the surgical treatment of vaginal prolapse but is associated with increased...
(Wiley) New evidence published today highlights benefits and harms of using artificial mesh when compared with tissue repair in the surgical treatment of vaginal prolapse. Slightly better repair with ...
The first gene in which mutations cause the common form of mitral valve prolapse, a heart valve disorder that affects almost 2.5 percent of the population, has been identified by an international team...
Birmingham, Lake Orion, Clarkston, Metamora, Michigan (PRWEB) February 07, 2016 Womenâs Excellence now has the ability to corre...
(Yale University) Maintaining a normal body mass index (BMI) is important for good cardiovascular health and blood sugar control, but maintaining it after pregnancy can also be key to preventing pelvi...
What's the impact of age on rectal cancer outcomes, among those treated with chemoradiotherapy? Annals of Oncology
Birmingham, Lake Orion, Clarkston, Metamora Michigan (PRWEB) August 02, 2015 Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) results when the supportive...
Data comparing surgical outcomes and quality of life (QOL) following perineal repair of rectal prolapse are limited. The aim of our study was to compare the short-term outcome and QOL of two perineal ...
The study was designed to address the unanswered questions of the extent of rectal mobilization, the type of rectal fixation and the surgical access (open vs laparoscopic) on recurrence rates (RR) fol...
Several techniques have been described for the surgical correction of rectal prolapse without any clear advantage for one technique over the other. We evaluated the use of laparoscopic suture rectopex...
This study was designed to assess defecatory function in patients who underwent laparoscopic ventral rectopexy (LVR) for external rectal prolapse (ERP).
Prolapse of the rectum is the herniation of the rectum through the anus, which may be categorised as mucosal or complete.