Uterosacral colpopexy at the time of vaginal hysterectomy: comparison of laparoscopic and vaginal approaches.

@article{Rardin2009UterosacralCA,
  title={Uterosacral colpopexy at the time of vaginal hysterectomy: comparison of laparoscopic and vaginal approaches.},
  author={Charles R. Rardin and Elisabeth A. Erekson and Vivian W. Sung and Ren{\'e}e Melva Ward and Deborah L. Myers},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={273-80}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the risk of ureteral compromise and of recurrent vault prolapse following vaginal vs. laparoscopic uterosacral vault suspension at the time of vaginal hysterectomy. STUDY DESIGN In this retrospective, cohort study, uterosacral ligament suspension was performed using either a vaginal or laparoscopic approach. The primary outcome was intraoperative ureteral compromise; secondary outcomes were postoperative anatomic result and recurrent prolapse. The Canadian Task Force… CONTINUE READING

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