Robotic-assisted pelvic organ prolapse surgery
- A. AyavAffiliated withDepartment of Digestive Surgery, University Hospital of Nancy-Brabois Email author
- , L. BreslerAffiliated withDepartment of Digestive Surgery, University Hospital of Nancy-Brabois
- , J. HubertAffiliated withDepartment of Urology, University Hospital of Nancy-Brabois
- , L. BrunaudAffiliated withDepartment of Digestive Surgery, University Hospital of Nancy-Brabois
- , P. BoisselAffiliated withDepartment of Digestive Surgery, University Hospital of Nancy-Brabois
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This study describes technical aspect and short-term results of pelvic organ prolapse surgery using the da Vinci robotic system.
During a 1-year period, 18 consecutive patients with pelvic organ prolapse were operated on using the da-Vinci system. Clinical data were prospectively collected and analyzed.
All but one procedure was successfully completed robotically (95%). Performed procedures were colpohysteropexy (n = 12), mesh rectopexy (n = 2), or sutured rectopexy combined with sigmoid resection (n = 4). Average setup time was 21 min and significantly decreased with experience. Mean operative time was 172 min (range, 45–280). There were no mortality and no specific morbidity due to the robotic approach. Mean hospital stay was 7 days. At 6 months, all patients were free of pelvic organ prolapse and stated that they were satisfied with anatomical and functional results.
Our experience indicates that using the da-Vinci robotic system is feasible, safe, and effective for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse.
KeywordsRobotic surgery Da Vinci Rectal prolapse Genital prolapse
- Robotic-assisted pelvic organ prolapse surgery
Surgical Endoscopy And Other Interventional Techniques
Volume 19, Issue 9 , pp 1200-1203
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- Genital prolapse
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- 1. Department of Digestive Surgery, University Hospital of Nancy-Brabois, 54511 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
- 2. Department of Urology, University Hospital of Nancy-Brabois, 54511 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France