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Cystocele/Rectocele

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by Lowney N

(Pelvic Relaxation; Bladder Prolapse; Fallen Bladder/Rectocoele; Protruding Rectum)

 

Causes

The walls between the vagina and bladder or rectum can be damaged by one or more of the following factors:
 

RESOURCES

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
http://www.fascrs.org

Urology Care Foundation
http://www.urologyhealth.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Urological Association
http://www.cua.org

Women's Health Matters
http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca

 

References


Cystocele (fallen bladder). National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse website. Available at: http://www.kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/cystocele. Updated June 29, 2012. Accessed March 1, 2013.


Cystocoele, rectocele, and pelvic support surgery. Society of Gynecologic Surgeons website. Available at: http://www.sgsonline.org/sgsinc/patiented/educate%5Farticles/edpro002.htm. Accessed March 1, 2013.


A healthy pregnancy for women with diabetes. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists website. Available at: http://www.acog.org/~/media/For%20Patients/faq176.pdf?dmc=1&ts=20130301T1642555353. Accessed March 1, 2013.


Pelvic organ prolapse. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated January 22, 2013. Accessed March 1, 2013.


Rectocele. American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons website. Available at: http://www.fascrs.org/patients/conditions/rectocele. Updated October 2012. Accessed March 1, 2013.

 

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