What is the Marshall-Marchetti-Krantz procedure?

What is the Marshall-Marchetti-Krantz procedure?

What is a Marshall-Marchetti-Krantz procedure? The Marshall-Marchetti-Krantz procedure is a type of surgery done to help a bladder control problem called stress incontinence. Stress incontinence is leaking of urine during exercise, coughing, sneezing, laughing, or lifting.

What is a Marshall Marchetti correction?

Background and aims: The Marshall-Marchetti-Krantz procedure (MMK) is a vesico-urethral suspension, for the correction of urethral hypermobility in women with stress urinary incontinence.

What is the Burch procedure?

Definition: The Burch procedure is a surgical procedure designed to treat stress urinary incontinence. A Burch procedure suspends and stabilizes the urethra (the tube carrying urine from the bladder to the outside of the body).

What is a Stamey procedure?

The Stamey procedure represents a significant advance in the surgical management of stress incontinence. It involves limited dissection and has a short operating time and low associated morbidity in comparison to open procedures.

What is a Bonney test?

A bladder stress test simulates the accidental release of urine (urinary incontinence) that may occur when you cough, sneeze, laugh, or exercise. A Bonney test is done as part of the bladder stress test, after the doctor verifies that urine is lost with coughing.

What is Latzko procedure?

In 1942, Latzko reported a technique (derived from the Simon’s procedure) whereby vault vesicovaginal fistulas are treated through a purely vaginal ap- proach. It consists of a vault colpocleisis without any attempt at dissection of the fistulous tract (3).

What is a Burch Urethropexy?

The Burch urethropexy is an abdominal procedure performed to correct stress urinary incontinence. It involves placement of permanent sutures next to the urethra to suspend and support and correct hypermobility of the urethra that occurs due to weakness in the normal supports.

What is stress urinary incontinence?

Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is a leakage of urine during moments of physical activity that increases abdominal pressure, such as coughing, sneezing, laughing, or exercise. SUI is the most common type of urinary incontinence in women.

Is Colposuspension major surgery?

The surgeon can also explain why they consider one operation particularly suitable for you. In the past, Colposuspension was the most commonly performed operation for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence. This is a major operation that requires a general anaesthetic.