Glossary

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SALPINGECTOMY
Surgical action consisting in the removal of a fallopian tube also called salpinx
SALPINGITY
Infection of the fallopian tubes predominantly bilateral
SENTINEL NODE
Oncology procedure allowing only the first lymph nodes to be removed in such a way as to achieve a targeted and less-invasive procedure.
SEROUS CYST
Most frequent organic ovarian cyst
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE
An infectious disease that can be contracted during sexual intercourse (even without penetration).
SMEAR
Painless cervical cancer screening examination.
STD
Sexually transmitted disease
STI
Sexually transmitted infection.
STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE
Unintentional urine loss during effort or coughing.
SUB-TOTAL HYSTERECTOMY
Surgical procedure consisting in removing the body from the uterus and leaving the cervix in place.
SUBURETHRAL SLING
Prosthetic device placed under the urethra in the management of stress urinary incontinence.
SUCTION
Surgical intervention to drain the contents of the uterine cavity.
SUI
Stress Urinary Incontinence.
SURGICAL HYSTEROSCOPY
Consists in inserting a camera into the uterus and performing a surgical procedure.
SUS (Sub Urethral Sling)
Surgical technique to treat stress urinary incontinence.