Case Report

International Urogynecology Journal

, Volume 24, Issue 8, pp 1407-1409

First online:

Vaginal vault prolapse following cystectomy: transvaginal reconstruction by mesh interposition

  • Flora GraefeAffiliated withSt. Hedwig Hospital
  • , Kathrin BeileckeAffiliated withSt. Hedwig Hospital
  • , Ralf TunnAffiliated withSt. Hedwig Hospital Email author 

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The present study aims to introduce a transvaginal interposition of polypropylene mesh as a reproducible procedure for women with vaginal vault prolapse following cystectomy due to bladder carcinoma. No recurrent prolapse occurred in two cases 16 and 4 months after the operation. With apical fixation of the mesh, vaginal length can be maintained. No perioperative complications appeared. Performing the technique in a reproducible way seems feasible irrespective of differing anatomical conditions.


Anterior enterocele Cystectomy Mesh interposition Transvaginal Vaginal vault prolapse