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Robotic Abdominal Sacrocolpopexy

  • Sarah McAchranEmail author
  • Courtenay K. Moore
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Abstract

Abdominal sacrocolpopexy with synthetic mesh is a gold-standard technique for the repair of vaginal prolapse; however, the need for general anesthesia, longer operative time, and increased invasiveness compared with vaginal approaches limit its use. The addition of robotic technology is appealing to both the patient and the surgeon as a minimally invasive alternative with acceptable morbidity and complication rates. This chapter briefly reviews the indications and contraindications for repair and focuses on the technical aspects of the procedure. The current outcomes and complications literature are reviewed.

Keywords

Robotic sacrocolpopexy Pelvic organ prolapse 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of UrologyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA
  2. 2.Department of UrologyGlickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

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