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Last updated: 02/17/2009

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Colporrhaphy is the surgical repair of a defect in the vaginal wall, including a cystocele (when the bladder protrudes into the vagina) and a rectocele (when the rectum protrudes into the vagina).




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Colporrhaphy is a surgical procedure which repairs a defect in the wall of the vagina. It is the surgical intervention for both cystocele (protrusion of bladder into the vagina) and rectocele (protrusion of rectum into the vagina).


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colporrhaphy

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