Ischiorectal abscess and ischiorectal-vaginal fistula as delayed complications of posterior intravaginal slingplasty: a case report.

@article{Chen2009IschiorectalAA,
  title={Ischiorectal abscess and ischiorectal-vaginal fistula as delayed complications of posterior intravaginal slingplasty: a case report.},
  author={Heidi Wen-Chu Chen and Marsha Kathleen Guess and Kathleen Anne Connell and Richard S. Bercik},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={54 10},
  pages={645-8}
}
BACKGROUND Synthetic meshes have been used extensively to augment surgical management of pelvic organ prolapses. Posterior intravaginal sling (IVS) is a technique used for correcting vaginal vault/apical prolapse, posterior vaginal prolapse or rectocele. There are limited data on long-term safety of this procedure. In a subanalysis of the IVS tapes from the SUSPEND trial performed secondary to the large number of patients with complications of suburethral sling erosions after IVS, it was noted… CONTINUE READING