Sacrospinous Ligament Vault Suspension

  • Maude E. CarmelEmail author


Various surgical techniques are available to correct pelvic organ prolapse. Owing to recent warnings about the use of mesh in pelvic surgeries and its related complications, sacrospinous ligament vault suspension may play an important role again. Sacrospinous ligament vault suspension is an extraperitoneal vaginal approach that is advantageous in patients with multiple previous abdominal surgeries. It offers a safe and effective native tissue alternative repair technique for the correction of post-hysterectomy vaginal vault prolapse. Adequate knowledge of the pararectal anatomy is essential in order to perform this procedure.


Pelvic organ prolapse Sacrospinous ligament Vault suspension Outcomes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Texas SouthwesternDallasUSA

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