Synthetic graft use in vaginal prolapse surgery: objective and subjective outcomes.

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  • INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: This study reports 1-year outcomes in women who underwent transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery with Prolift transvaginal mesh. METHODS: Pre- and postoperative objective vaginal Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification (POP-Q) and subjective symptom and impact assessments (Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory (PFDI)-20 and Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire (PFIQ)-7, respectively) were performed. Postoperative vaginal tenderness, stricture, and patient satisfaction were also obtained. Paired t tests were utilized for analysis. RESULTS: Mean age was 61.8 +/- 9.8 years; mean follow-up interval was 425.0 +/- 80.0 days (range, 237-717). POP-Q measurements of Ba, Bp, and C were significantly improved (all p values
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    Author List

  • Wetta LA; Gerten KA; Wheeler TL; Holley RL; Varner RE; Richter HE
  • Start Page

  • 1307
  • End Page

  • 1312
  • Volume

  • 20
  • Issue

  • 11