Risk of mesh extrusion and other mesh-related complications after laparoscopic sacral colpopexy with or without concurrent laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy: experience of 402 patients.

@article{Stepanian2008RiskOM,
  title={Risk of mesh extrusion and other mesh-related complications after laparoscopic sacral colpopexy with or without concurrent laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy: experience of 402 patients.},
  author={Assia A Stepanian and John R. Miklos and Robert D. Moore and Thomas Fleming Mattox},
  journal={Journal of minimally invasive gynecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={188-96}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To estimate the incidence of mesh-related complications including mesh erosion/extrusion rates in patients undergoing laparoscopic sacral colpopexy, with or without concurrent hysterectomy, using macroporous soft polypropylene mesh. DESIGN Historical cohort study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING Private urogynecology clinic. PATIENTS A total of 446 consecutive patients with uterovaginal or vaginal vault prolapse underwent laparoscopic sacral colpopexy… CONTINUE READING