A serious complication following placement of posterior Prolift
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A 32-year-old female with Crohn's disease experienced a rectovaginal fistula and abscess with rectal expulsion of posterior Prolift. She underwent diagnostic laparoscopy, transanal incision and drainage of abscess, transanal excision of mesh, and laparotomy with loop ileostomy. Weeks later, she underwent colectomy, near-total proctectomy, end ileostomy, and fistula repair.
KeywordsComplications Pelvic organ prolapse Prolift Synthetic mesh
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