Tag Archive: perineoplasty

Aug 22

Ask Dr R: painful sex- perineoplasty?

Painful sex after menopause Hello Dr. R, I am a 51 year old that has pain upon entry, visited my doctor and he is suggesting a perineoplasty, is that the same procedure as a Fenton’s?  Is there anything else that wouldn’t be as invasive? I do not want to take hormones and I am not …

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Nov 29

Kidogo Kidogo, fixing uterine prolapse in an incubator of extremis called the DRC

It’s not easy being a girl. I’m  here in DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo) where I and my American colleagues usually help the Panzi Hospital gyn and fistula surgeons fix fistulas and figure out ways to deal with less than perfect fistula repair results or how best to care for the “unfixables” – women with …

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Nov 25

The Step-Sisters of Fistula – Minimally Invasive Uterine Resuspension- Hysteropexy C’est Arrive au DR Congo.

NOV 23, 2010 (c) L Romanzi 2010 The Step-Sisters of Fistula – Minimally Invasive Uterine Resuspension- Hysteropexy C’est Arrive au DR Congo. It is difficult to express how impressed I am during each and every Harvard Humanitarian Initiative mission (www.hhi.harvard.edu) by the  skilled, motivated, and wise  pelvic floor – fistula surgeons at Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, …

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Jul 04

Dr R Talks About Prolapse, Part 1

(C) Lauri Romanzi, 2010 Pelvic organ prolapse, the medical term for vaginal bulges caused by damage to the connective tissues supporting the organs above and around the vagina (the uterus, bladder, rectum and vaginal opening), is a silent epidemic affecting women worldwide. Common terms include dropped bladder, dropped uterus, rectocele and vaginal laxity. Recent estimates …

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Jun 20

Vaginal Rejuvenation Defined

(c) Lauri Romanzi 2010 Vaginal rejuvention, a mystical term with many facets, new darling of cosmetic surgery and battle cry of the “anti-medicalization of female sexuality” crusade, is a marketing term with no formal medical definition, this despite the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2007 Clinical Practices Bulletin on the topic that was rife …

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May 30

Ask Dr R: childbirth tear from 19 years ago still a problem…

Submitted on 2010/05/26 at 2:43pm Dr. Romanzi, 19 years ago I gave birth to my daughter, and while she was being delivered I was torn from my vaginal opening to my anus. The Dr. didn’t repair the torn skin correctly, and I am very self conscious about this. I also have a very hard time …

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