Title

Vaginal surgery for pelvic organ prolapse

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Date

9-26-2009

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Female; Humans; Hysterectomy, Vaginal; Pelvic Organ Prolapse; Perineum; Vagina

Disciplines

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Abstract

The vaginal approach to pelvic organ prolapse repair has been a mainstay of surgical therapy since the beginning of modern gynecologic surgery. In this article, the major vaginal procedures are reviewed with emphasis on techniques of pelvic reconstruction. Vaginal hysterectomy, apical suspension, repair of the anterior and posterior compartments, and perineal repair are covered in detail.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2009 Sep;36(3):565-84. Link to article on publisher's site

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

19932416