What is Colporrhaphy?

Colporrhaphy (also vaginal wall repair, anterior and/or posterior colporrhaphy, anterior and/or posterior vaginal wall repair, or simply A/P repair or A&P repair) is a surgical procedure in humans that repairs a defect in the wall of the vagina. It is the surgical intervention for both cystocele (protrusion of the urinary bladder into the vagina) and rectocele (protrusion of the rectum into the vagina).

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Sir, my mother suddenly felt urine come without her knowledge. Docter provided urine pipe and bag for one day then removed. Docter told your mother...

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Vaginal prolapse is a protrusion of the vaginal walls and the pelvic organs that support the opening of the...

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I have an appointment next week to have a partial our complete hysterectomy. I will be 73 yrs old in a month. I have wanted to leave my ovaries...

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uterovaginal prolapse+ cystocele + post menopausal status

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At 73...

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Can there be a medical problem when the vaginal opening is closed? I am 75 & ave had a hysterectomy years ago & had vaginal repairs to the bladder,...

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No, this surgery is known as Le Forts' plication, where the anterior and posterior vaginal walls are sutured...

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