Burch colposuspension

Burch colposuspension
see under procedure.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • colposuspension — n. a surgical procedure for treating stress incontinence in women in which the upper part of the vaginal wall is fixed to the anterior abdominal wall by unabsorbable suture material. It may be performed through an abdominal incision (Burch… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Burch procedure — a type of bladder neck suspension that is a modification of the Marshall Marchetti Krantz operation for stress incontinence, consisting of fixation of the lateral vaginal fornices to the iliopectineal ligaments. Called also Burch colposuspension …   Medical dictionary

  • Burch procedure (colposuspension) — (burch) [John C. Burch, American surgeon, late 20th century] see under procedure …   Medical dictionary

  • Stamey procedure — an operation devised to cure stress incontinence of urine in women in which specially designed needles are employed to sling or hitch up the neck of the bladder to the anterior abdominal wall with unabsorbable suture material. See also… …   Medical dictionary

  • bladder neck suspension — any of various methods of surgical fixation of the urethrovesical junction area and the bladder neck to restore the neck to a high retropubic position for relief of stress incontinence. The group includes the Marshall Marchetti Krantz operation… …   Medical dictionary

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