Preoperative and postoperative analysis of site-specific pelvic support defects in 81 women treated with sacrospinous ligament suspension and pelvic reconstruction.

@article{Shull1992PreoperativeAP,
  title={Preoperative and postoperative analysis of site-specific pelvic support defects in 81 women treated with sacrospinous ligament suspension and pelvic reconstruction.},
  author={Bob L. Shull and C V Capen and Mark W. Riggs and Thomas Kuehl},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1992},
  volume={166 6 Pt 1},
  pages={1764-8; discussion 1768-71}
}
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to identify factors that predict long-term success, defined as the absence of anatomic defects, in women undergoing pelvic reconstruction and to identify which defects most frequently persist or recur. STUDY DESIGN Eighty-one women treated by sacrospinous ligament suspension and pelvic reconstruction between 1984 and 1990 had site-specific analysis performed preoperatively and at consecutive postoperative visits. The findings at the 6-week… CONTINUE READING

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