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

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Video Description

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.

Presented By

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Dr. Allison Edwards
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Dr. Erin Brennand
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Dr. Natalie Scime
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Dr. Shunaha Kim-Fine
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Dr. Alison Carter


University of Calgary