What is anterior repair surgery?

What is anterior repair surgery?

What is anterior repair surgery?

Anterior repair is a surgical procedure to repair or reinforce the weakened layers between the bladder and the vagina. The aim of the surgery is to relieve the symptoms of vaginal bulging/ laxity and to improve bladder function, without interfering with sexual function.

Is anterior repair major surgery?

An anterior repair is a major operation usually recommended after simpler treatments have failed. Your bladder should be better supported and you should no longer have a bulge in your vagina.

Does anterior repair tighten vagina?

Anterior vaginal wall repair surgery tightens the front wall of your vagina. Tightening your muscles and soft tissues helps your bladder or urethra stay in its proper position.

How long do you bleed after anterior repair?

you should know As a guide most women will be in hospital between 1-3 days. It takes about 4 to 6 weeks to feel completely back to normal. It is very important to avoid lifting heavy things for at least 6 weeks to allow the repair to heal well. You may experience some vaginal bleeding for approximately 1 week.

How long does an anterior repair last?

The weakened fascia is then repaired using absorbable stitches, which will absorb over 4 weeks to 5 months depending on the type of stitch (suture) material used. Sometimes excessive vaginal skin is removed and the vaginal skin is closed with absorbable sutures, these usually take 4 to 6 weeks to fully absorb.

How successful is anterior Colporrhaphy?

Success rate of the surgery is about 85 – 90%. Serious complications are rare with this type of surgery. However, no surgery is without risk and the main potential complications are listed below. 5-15% women will develop recurrent prolapse.

Is bladder lift surgery safe?

These commercials tend to give an impression that every bladder sling procedure is likely to end in some sort of medical horror story. But in reality, bladder slings are very safe, and they’ve been used to successfully treat urinary stress incontinence for many years.

How long does anterior Colporrhaphy surgery take?

The surgical procedure takes approximately 30 minutes to perform. If performed by itself, it is an outpatient procedure and does not require an overnight stay. However, it is often performed with other types of prolapse surgeries to address all the areas of prolapse.