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