• Medicine
  • Published 2010

Pelvic reconstructive surgery in octogenarians

  title={Pelvic reconstructive surgery in octogenarians},
  author={Raschid Hoda and Sigrid Wagner and Hans Heynemann and Paolo Fornara},
Hypothesis / aims of study Although the use of transobturator mesh implants for pelvic organ prolapse repair has been shown to be safe and effective, little data exist on their efficacy and appreciation in elderly women. This report describes our experience with pelvic reconstructive surgery in women with ages around or above 80 years. Study design, materials and methods Prospective non-randomised study including 32 female patients aged over 80 years with pelvic organ prolapse with or without… CONTINUE READING