A Laparoscopic Uterine Suspension Technique for the Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

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Authors: Allison Edwards, Alison Carter Ramirez, Shunaha Kim-Fine, Natalie Scime, Erin Brennand

Affliations: University of Calgary

Uterine preserving surgeries for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse have gained increased attention in recent years as they have been found to have similar short-term outcomes to hysterectomy-based procedures. Native tissue and mesh augmented techniques exist via vaginal, abdominal, and laparoscopic approaches. This video describes the equipment required and steps to complete a native tissue uterosacral ligament uterine suspension by a laparoscopic approach. The indications, advantages, disadvantages, and contraindications to uterine preserving surgeries for prolapse are also reviewed.

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