Anterior and/or posterior vaginal wall repair

Alternative names
A/P repair; Vaginal wall repair; Anterior vaginal wall repair; Anterior and/or posterior colporrhaphy

Definition
This is a surgical procedure that tightens the anterior vaginal wall, thus repairing a cystocele or urethrocele. A rectocele is repaired by tightening the posterior vaginal wall.

see A/P repair.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 6, 2012
by Simon D. Mitin, M.D.

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