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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Kulkarni, Santosh K.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health
Article Title
Surgery for post-hysterectomy vaginal prolapse.
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
1993
Volume ID
42
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
65-7
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Abstract
Nine cases treated by surgery for post-hysterectomy vaginal prolapse are reviewed. The mean time between presentation and the antecedent hysterectomy was 12.8 years. Two patients who had abdominal sacral colpopexy alone developed recurrence of prolapse. Additional culdoplasty and colposuspension improved the cure rate but prolonged the mean operating time. Restoration of vaginal anatomy and function is best achieved with the combination operation.....
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