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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2007;50(6):912-917.
Published online June 1, 2007.
Infracoccygeal sacropexy for the management of prolapse uteri: Short term results.
Hyun Hee Cho, Mee Ran Kim, Sung Jin Hwang, Min Jung Kim, En Jung Kim, Jin Woo Lee, Jang Heub Kim, Jin Hong Kim
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea. endogy@hanmail.net
To investigate the short term results of infracoccygeal sacropexy for the management of uterine prolpase or stump prolapse. METHODS: Thirty-four Women who underwent infracoccygeal sacropexy for the management of uterine prolapse or stump prolpase were enrolled this study. Intraoperative or postoperative complications and results of the operation were evaluated and the recurrence rate of pelvic organ prolapse was checked 6 months after operation. RESULTS: Changes of hemoglobin after infracoccygeal sacropexy was 1.7+/-0.9, mean duration of bladder drainage was 3.1+/-1.0 (days). After 2.1 days of operation, foley catheter was removed. Mean inpatient day was 5.2+/-1.0, patient discharged 3.2 days after operation. Recurrence rate after 6 months was 2.9%. Preoperative mean stage of prolapse was 2.7+/-0.7 (stage) and it decreased to 0.4+/-0.6 (stage) 6 months after operation. CONCLUSIONS: Infracoccygeal sacropexy was effective method for the management of uterine/ stump prolapse.
Key Words: Infracooccygeal sacropexy, Uterine prolapse, Stump prolapse

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