Sacrospinous hysteropexy compared to vaginal hysterectomy as primary surgical treatment for a descensus uteri: effects on urinary symptoms

@article{Brummen2003SacrospinousHC,
  title={Sacrospinous hysteropexy compared to vaginal hysterectomy as primary surgical treatment for a descensus uteri: effects on urinary symptoms},
  author={Henriette Jorien van Brummen and Geerte van de Pol and C. I. M. Aalders and A. Peter M. Heintz and C H Vaart},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={14},
  pages={350-355}
}
One hundred and three women underwent sacrospinous hysteropexy (n=54) or vaginal hysterectomy with a vaginal vault suspension (n=49) for the management of descensus uteri. They were sent a postal questionnaire. Logistic regression analysis was used to obtain crude and adjusted odds ratios. Seventy-four (72%) women responded. The adjusted odds ratios for urge incontinence is 3.4 (1.0–12.3) and for overactive bladder 2.9 (0.5–16.9) greater after vaginal hysterectomy. The women recovered… CONTINUE READING
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