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SUSPENSION. A temporary stop of a right, of a law, and the like.
     2. In times of war the habeas corpus act maybe suspended by lawful authority.
     3. There may be a suspension of an officer's duties or powers, when he is charged with crimes. Wood's Inst. 510.
     4. Suspension of a right in an estate is a partial extinguishment, or an extinguishment for a time. It differs from an extinguishment in this. A suspended right may be revived; one extinguished is absolutely dead. Bac. Ab. Extinguishment, A.
     5. The suspension of a statute for a limited time operates so as to prevent its operation for the time, but it hits not the effect of a repeal. 3 Dall. 365.

SUSPENSION, Scotch law. That form of law by which the effect of a sentence- condemnatory, that has not yet received execution, is stayed or postponed, till the cause be again considered. Ersk. Prin. L. Scotl. 4, 3, 5. Suspension is competent also, even where there is no decree, for putting a stop to any illegal act whatsoever. Id. 4, 3, 7.
     2. Letters of suspension bear the form of a summons, which contains a warrant to cite the charger, Ib.

SUSPENSION, eccl. law. An ecclesiastical censure, by which a spiritual person is either interdicted tho exercise of his ecclesiastical function, or hindered from receiving the profits of his benefice. It may be partial or total; for a limited time, or forever, when it is called deprivation or amotion. Ayl. Parerg. 501.

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Burch colposuspension does not provide any additional benefit to pelvic organ prolapse repair in patients with urinary incontinence: A randomized surgical trial.
Randomised comparision of burch colposuspension v/s anterior colporraphy in women with SUI and anterior vaginal wall prolapse.
A prospective multicenter randomized trial of tension-free vaginal tape and colposuspension for primary urodynamic stress incontinence: two-year follow-up.
Evaluation of colposuspension for treatment of incontinence in spayed female dogs.
Another procedure is called the Burch colposuspension, in which tissue under the urethra is attached to a ligament by the pubic bone.
38) These success rates are similar to those reported for the Burch colposuspension and rectus fascia slings.
One older procedure for female dogs, colposuspension, surgically tacks the vagina to the belly wall, compressing the urethra.
She gave me a thorough examination and told me I needed a colposuspension, which is a surgical procedure, to make this problem go away.
My doctor has explained the operation I need to repair this - a colposuspension.
Effects of laparoscopic Burch colposuspension and tension-free vaginal tape in treatment of female stress urinary incontinence: A comparative study (in Chinese).