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Site-Specific Posterior Colporrhaphy and Perineorrhaphy for Rectocele
Massachusetts General Hospital

Lori R. Berkowitz, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School

Patricia L. Hudson, MD
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellow
Harvard Medical School

In this case, Dr. Berkowitz and Dr. Hudson perform a site-specific posterior colporrhaphy at MGH. The patient is a 38-year-old female who presented with fecal incontinence, constipation, and stress urinary incontinence, and was found to have stage II posterior vaginal wall prolapse. She desired definitive surgical management of her prolapse and opted for posterior vaginal repair.