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Definition: 'Pubovaginal Operation'

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pubovaginal operation

Type: Term

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1. operative procedure for urinary incontinence. A strip of tissue, autologous rectus abdominis fascia or a prosthetic material, is used to suspend or elevate bladder neck and posterior urethra toward the pubic symphysis.




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