Utility of anterior vaginal wall length measurement in vaginal reconstructive surgery

@article{Collins2016UtilityOA,
  title={Utility of anterior vaginal wall length measurement in vaginal reconstructive surgery},
  author={Amy F Collins and Paula Jaye Doyle and Smitha Vilasagar and Gunhilde M. Buchsbaum},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={28},
  pages={1197-1200}
}
The pelvic organ prolapse quantification system (POP-Q) is the most commonly used method to quantify the extent of pelvic organ prolapse. However, it does not include assessment of anterior vaginal wall length (AVL). The objectives of this study were to characterize AVL and distance to the sacrospinous ligament (SSL), and to examine associations between total vaginal length (TVL), AVL, body mass index (BMI) and age. This was a retrospective chart review of 139 patients with cervix in situ… CONTINUE READING