Does Sacrocolpopexy fix rectocele?

Conclusions Sacrocolpopexy and mesh interposition is a safe and reliable operation for the correction of vault prolapse and rectocele.

Can a Sacrocolpopexy fail?

Comprehensive repair of POP through open sacrocolpopexy has a high success rate, but as this case demonstrates, without proper identification of anatomical landmarks such as the anterior longitudinal ligament (ALL) and appropriate dissection of the anterior and posterior vaginal walls, the procedure will fail.

What happens after Sacrocolpopexy surgery?

Your body needs time to build new cells and repair itself. Depending on the surgery you have had, you will need to take four to six weeks off work to recover. After a sacrocolpopexy, you are likely to stay in the hospital for approximately 1-2 nights.

What can I expect after Colpocleisis surgery?

The surgery is done completely vaginally, without going into the belly cavity. Thus, surgical risks are minimized and most women heal quickly—the average recovery time is two to three weeks. Plus, most women can go home the same day of surgery or after one night in the hospital.

Is Sacrocolpopexy mesh safe?

As with slings, the FDA has stated that mesh use for sacrocolpopexy is safe and effective as of 2019. However, erosion may sometimes be treated with vaginal cream or by removing part of the exposed mesh in a doctor’s office. In other cases, the mesh must be surgically removed.

What is anterior and posterior repair?

Anterior and posterior repair are used to tighten the support tissues that hold these organs in place, restoring their normal position and function. Anterior repair is used to tighten the front (anterior) wall of the vagina.

What is anterior and posterior pelvic implant repair?

Anterior and posterior repair are minimally invasive procedures used to correct pelvic organs that have dropped out of their normal positions.

What is a posterior vaginal wall repair?

During the surgery the rectum is pushed back into to its normal position, and the support tissue between the back of the vagina and the rectum is tightened and reinforced. The procedure is also called a posterior vaginal wall repair or posterior colporrhaphy.