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Extra Treatment during Prolapse Repair Reduces Incontinence Rate by Medline Plus Posted Thu 21 Jun 2012 9:33am Surgery to repair pelvic organ prolapse often carries a risk of incontinence. To avoid scheduling a second surgery, some women may opt to have a second procedure to reduce incontinence at the time of their prolapse repair surgery. A study funded by the National Institutes of H ... Read on »
Mechanism and treatment of herniated disc (lumbar disc prolapse) by Ahmad.H Posted Sat 18 Dec 2010 12:00am Herniated disc can be the cause of intolerable back pain. Let's first clearly summarize the basic anatomy of the vertebral column. The vertebral column is made up of vertebrae (bones) that are separated by intervertebral discs. Here is a normal spine: A normal intervertebral disc is shown below (seen from above). The d ... Read on »
Mechanism and treatment of herniated disc (lumbar disc prolapse) by Ahmad.H Posted Fri 17 Dec 2010 6:58pm Herniated disc can be the cause of intolerable back pain. Let's first clearly summarize the basic anatomy of the vertebral column. The vertebral column is made up of vertebrae (bones) that are separated by intervertebral discs. Here is a normal spine: A normal intervertebral disc is shown below (seen from above). The disc co ... Read on »
Rectal Prolapse by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Sometimes straining causes a small amount of intestinal lining to push out from the anal opening. This condition, known as rectal prolapse, may lead to secretion of mucus from the anus. Usually eliminating the cause of the prolapse, such as straining or coughing, is the only treatment necessary. Severe or chronic prolapse requires surge ... Read on »
Pelvic Organ Prolapse News by kelley Patient Expert Posted Wed 17 Aug 2011 11:12am “It is imperative that women do their homework when evaluating options for treatment of pelvic organ prolapse. Transvaginal mesh procedures play a pivotal role in preventing additional surgical intervention down the road but it is vital that they are performed by physicians who have been adequately trained,” said Sherrie Palm, Founder an ... Read on »
Living with Pelvic Organ Prolapse by Amy C. Facebook Posted Tue 07 Aug 2012 10:30am Today I welcome a guest post contributed by DrugWatch.com , an online consumer protection group for those affected by dangerous drugs. Transvaginal mesh, a health risk, is used in many types of surgery Women diagnosed with Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) may leave their doctor’s office feeling confused. POP isn’t a subject that is ... Read on »
Sling during prolapse surgery ‘may reduce incontinence risk’ by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 23 Sep 2011 12:18pm Issue Codes Incontinence Products for Women Female incontinence is a common side-effect of pelvic organ prolapse surgery, but new research suggests that the fitting of a device called a midurethral sling could help to reduce this risk. The sling – also known as tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) – consists of a thin strip of mesh whic ... Read on »
Free talk on Incontinence and Prolapse at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Aug 2011 4:06am The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is holding a free event at the College in London that may be of interest to many people. The talk by Mr. Mark Slack FRCOG will be on the subject of Incontinence and Prolapse. Topics that will be covered will include the causes and management of incontinence and prolapse; new treatments ... Read on »
Ptosis And Miosis by winnyninnypoopoo Facebook Posted Sun 21 Nov 2010 6:19pm Symptoms of Hemicrania Continua Since my occipital stimulator was installed in June 2009, when The Headache gets worse I can't always tell by the pain. The ONS does a pretty good job on most days in minimizing the pain. It does not totally remove the pain, but it is much less disabling than it was before I had my electronic nerve zapper. Ev ... Read on »
The Pelvic Floor, Prolapse and Pregnancy by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 29 Sep 2011 11:32pm It is quite ironic that I started this blog prior to the labor and delivery of my son, and now I am in the midst of dealing (and healing!) with pelvic floor problems postpartum. I was originally drawn to this subject matter because so many students discretely approached me about pelvic floor issues. Many had bladder prolapse, and sever ... Read on »