colposuspension

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

colpo- +‎ suspension

Noun[edit]

colposuspension (countable and uncountable, plural colposuspensions)

  1. (surgery) The use of sutures to support the neck of the bladder in order to reduce stress incontinence in women
    • 2016 February 5, “Laparoscopic Pectopexy: A Biomechanical Analysis”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0144143:
      Noe et al. generally uses two single “interrupted” sutures or, in case of a colposuspension, a “continuous” type suture.