Anterior Vaginal Wall Surgical Management

Surgical Management

Anterior Vaginal Prolapse Repair

A cystocele or bulge of the front wall of the vagina usually results in loss of support to the bladder that rests upon this part of the vagina. The goal of a cystocele repair is to elevate the anterior vaginal wall back into the body and support the bladder.

Surgical options:

Unfortunately, this part of the pelvic floor is subjected to significant pressure with each cough or when picking up heavy things. As many as 1/3 of women will develop recurrent anterior wall prolapse after surgery.
Frequently patients with cystoceles will have a combination of defects on examination and often a combination of procedures will be performed at the time of surgery.


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