publication . Article . 2011

Transvaginal mesh in repair of pelvic organs prolapse as a minimally invasive surgical procedure

Sasa Kadija; Vladimir Boskovic; Ivana Likic-Ladjevic; Vojislav Zizic; Milica Berisavac; Rajka Argirovic;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011 Journal: Vojnosanitetski pregled, volume 68, pages 583-588 (issn: 0042-8450, eissn: 2406-0720, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: National Library of Serbia
Abstract
Background/Aim. Prolapse of genital organs with or without urinary stress incontinention is the most often health problem in the elderly female population tending to increase with ageing. The aim of this study was to assess the perioperative complications and short-term outcomes of prolaps repair using transvaginal polypropylene mesh (Prolift system, Gynecare, Ethicon, USA). Methods. A retrospective study was conducted evaluating 96 women from September 2006 to January 2010 who undewent vaginal repair with implatation of a soft mesh manufactured by Gynecare, Ethicon, USA. Results. All the patients had a stage 3 or stage 4 prolapse according to the POP-Q system o...
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free text keywords: Pharmacology (medical), General Medicine, pelvic organ prolapse, gynecologic surgical procedures, treatment outcome, Medicine (General), R5-920, Retrospective cohort study, Asymptomatic, medicine.symptom, medicine, Urinary system, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, Surgical mesh, Sex organ, business.industry, business, Vagina, medicine.anatomical_structure, Perioperative, Urinary incontinence
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