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Transvaginal sacrospinous hysteropexy

Abstract

Introduction and hypothesis

Sacrospinous hysteropexy provides a transvaginal technique for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) repair with uterine preservation. The objective of the video is to provide an instructional guide for sacrospinous hysteropexy.

Methods

The featured patient is a 73-year-old woman with anterior predominant stage 3 POP. The video outlines the steps and surgical principles necessary to achieve a successful sacrospinous hysteropexy.

Results

Sacrospinous hysteropexy provides a transvaginal approach to POP repair that minimizes operative times and reduces blood loss and risk of lower genitourinary tract injury.

Conclusion

Sacrospinous hysteropexy is a timely technique in an era of increasing interest in uterine preservation and should be considered by surgeons well versed in transvaginal surgery.

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Correspondence to Alana M. Murphy.

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Murphy, A.M., Goldman, H.B. Transvaginal sacrospinous hysteropexy. Int Urogynecol J 24, 529–530 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00192-012-1977-7

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Keywords

  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Sacrospinous ligament fixation
  • Hysteropexy