Recurrent non-absorbable suture erosion into the bladder after a Pereyra neck suspension
Kannan, K., Balakrishnan, S., Kasper, A., Corstiaans, A., and Rane, A. (2009) Recurrent non-absorbable suture erosion into the bladder after a Pereyra neck suspension. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 29 (4). pp. 352-353.
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Delayed migration of sutures into the bladder after colposuspension procedures have been well documented in the literature. Biyani and Upsdell (1998) published a case report of late migration of the suture occurring 7 years after a Stamey endoscopic bladder neck suspension. Mandikandan et al. (2004) presented a case of intravesical foreign body granuloma post-Burch colposuspension. There are other reports of similar complications after bladder or pelvic surgery for incontinence. Most patients presented with lower urinary tract infection-like symptoms. The suture erosion and calculi formation were diagnosed by endoscopic assessment of the bladder. However, recurrent suture erosion case reports over a period of time are rare.
Literature search revealed only one particular case report by Cardozo (1997) describing recurrent suture erosion following a Stamey-type endoscopic bladder neck suspension. This patient presented over a period of 2 years following the procedure.
We are presenting here a case of recurrent suture erosion over even a longer period of time, 3 years and 8 years after a Pereyra bladder neck suspension procedure.
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|Date Deposited:||11 May 2010 01:45|
|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine > 111402 Obstetrics and Gynaecology @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920114 Reproductive System and Disorders @ 50%
92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920118 Surgical Methods and Procedures @ 50%
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