Rectocele repair; also known as posterior colporrhaphy in medical terms; may be done with or without mesh placement. It is called posterior or back as the rectum is behind the vagina.
Dr. Dimple Doshi at Vardaan Hospital; believes prevention is better than cure, and thus apart from the precise treatment guidelines; preventive measures are an essential part of our consultations with the patients who have either had it or want to know more about it.
Anesthesia: Usually regional; local or general may be used.
Procedure: The vagina is opened by putting an incision. The vaginal skin is separeated from the underlying fascia.he defect is sutured . Excess vaginal skin is removed and incision is closed with absorbable stiches.
You will be asked to avoid lifting heavy weights; long periods of standing; sexual intercourse and eessive straining with bowel movements.