, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 111-113
Date: 18 Jun 2011

Insertion of an Anterior Transobturator Mesh Kit in the Management of Recurrent Anterior Vaginal Wall Prolapse

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Trial: Fayyad AM, North C, Reid FM, Smith ARB. Prospective study of anterior transobturator mesh kit (Prolift™) for the management of recurrent anterior vaginal wall prolapse. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 2011; 22(2):157–63.

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Keywords Anterior transobturator mesh kit · Anterior vaginal wall prolapse · Anatomic outcomes · Functional outcomes · Defects · Cystocele · Prolapse · Surgery · Vaginal bulge · Vaginal fullness · Mesh exposure · Voiding dysfunction · Urgency · Incontinence

Introduction: This study assessed the anatomic and functional outcomes of one type of mesh kit inserted for the correction of anterior compartment vaginal prolapse (cystocele) in a controlled fashion, using physical examination and standardized assessment of symptomatic (functional) outcomes.

Aims: This study was designed to assess in a prospective, observational design the subchronic outcomes of the insertion of a specific type of anterior compartment mesh kit repair (Prolift; Ethi