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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The newly practiced incontinence surgeries have been compared with this procedure because the long-term results of retropubic colposuspension surgeries are much better known.
A recent Cochrane review found open retropubic colposuspension to be an effective longterm treatment option for SUI.
Suspension of the vagina to the presacral region is an effective treatment for uterovaginal prolapse.[1] The abdominal approach was considered if the patient had uterine or ovarian pathology that needs to manage with hysterectomy or adnexectomy and also have anterior vaginal defect or urinary incontinence that needs to perform paravaginal defect repair or Burch colposuspension.[4] Total recurrence rate was 13.7% with transvaginal approach.[6] Moreover, the recurrence rate was 5% by abdominal approach.[7] About 92% of success rate by the robotic surgery that there was no significant difference with vaginal approach.[8] Robotic surgery could be done with uterosacral suspension concomitant total or subtotal hysterectomy.
The paravesical space is generally accessed during Burch colposuspension, paravaginal defect repair, pelvic lymphadenectomy and some endometriosis operations after opening the retroperitoneal space entirely.
Open colposuspension and conventional tape procedures are considered the most effective interventions for treating female Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) to date.
Evaluation of a transpelvic sling procedure with and without colposuspension for treatment of female dogs with refractory urethral sphincter mechanism incompetence.
Abdominal sacrocolpopexy with Burch colposuspension to reduce urinary stress incontinence.
Kim, "Comparison of the efficacy of Burch colposuspension, pubovaginal sling, and tension-free vaginal tape for stress urinary incontinence," International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol.
Stress incontinence surgery has evolved rapidly over the past decade with the development of minimally invasive slings inserted under the mid-urethra; this has replaced major surgical interventions such as the colposuspension. The next-generation device, the minisling, requires a single 1 cm vaginal incision; this can be done as an outpatient procedure under local anaesthesia.