Steven E Schraffordt Koops

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INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS In a retrospective study, the sacrospinous hysteropexy was associated with a shorter recovery time compared to a vaginal hysterectomy with no differences in anatomical outcomes. No randomized trials are performed. METHODS Sixty-six women with stage 2-4 uterine descent were randomized for vaginal hysterectomy(31) or sacrospinous(More)
BACKGROUND The length of recovery after benign gynecological surgery and return to work frequently exceeds the period that is recommended or expected by specialists. A prolonged recovery is associated with a poorer quality of life. In addition, costs due to prolonged sick leave following gynecological surgery cause a significant financial burden on society.(More)
BACKGROUND Due to the strong reduction in the length of hospital stays in the last decade, the period of in-hospital postoperative care is limited. After discharge from the hospital, guidance and monitoring on recovery and resumption of (work) activities are usually not provided. As a consequence, return to normal activities and work after surgery is(More)
Myositis of the gluteal region caused by group A streptococci 1 year after a sacrospinous ligament fixation was recognised as a serious complication of this procedure. Most likely, the infection was spread to the gluteal region through a port d'entree caused by vaginal atrophy, via the non-resorbable sutures. The patient was treated successfully with(More)
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