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Title: Studio prospettico randomizzato di confronto fra due tecniche per la sospensione dell'apice vaginale: miorrafia alta degli elevatori vs colposospensione ai legamenti utero sacrali alti: valutazione anatomo-clinica e l'impatto sulla qualità di vita
Other Titles: Prospective randomized controlled study between two different procedures to suspend the vaginal vault: high levator myorraphy and uterosacral vaginal vault suspension
Authors: Cervigni, Mauro
Natale, Franca
Mako, Albert
Issue Date: 25-Aug-2008
Abstract: Hypothesis / aims of study The primary objective of this prospective randomized study is to evaluate the anatomical efficacy and the safety of two different transvaginal techniques for suspension of the superior vaginal segment in patients with Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) > stage 2: High Levator Myorraphy (HLM) (1) and Uterosacral Vaginal Vault Suspension (UVVS) (2). The secondary objective is to define the impact of these procedures on anorectal function, sexuality and Quality of Life (QoL) Study design, materials and methods Between September 2005 and December 2006, 116 female patients were enrolled. The pre-operative work-up included: history, POP-Q score, Q-Tip test, conventional urodynamic studies and questionnaires (King’s Health Questionnaire, Wexner score for constipation, and a Sexuality score). The patients were randomized into two groups (computer generated randomization list): in the first group we used the HLM procedure for vaginal vault suspension ; in the second gr...
Description: 19. ciclo
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2108/574
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