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Posthysterectomy vault prolapse: sacral colpopexy with dura mater graft.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6366666     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Vaginal vault prolapse is an infrequent complication after abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy. Current surgical methods of repair include transvaginal fixation of the vault to the sacrospinous ligament, repositioning of the vagina over the levator plate by a synchronous abdominoperineal procedure, and transabdominal sacral colpopexy. Because each method results in a durable repair and restores a functional vagina, sacral colpopexy is considered the preferred procedure because of its technical simplicity. The proposed advantages using dura mater as the prosthesis are detailed.
H H Lansman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1984 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-04-26     Completed Date:  1984-04-26     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  577-82     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Dura Mater / surgery*
Hysterectomy / adverse effects*
Hysterectomy, Vaginal / adverse effects
Middle Aged
Surgical Flaps*
Suture Techniques
Uterine Prolapse / etiology,  surgery*
Vagina / surgery*

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