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Current status of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy in the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse.

CONCLUSIONS: Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy is an adequate strategy that restores anatomy in POP, mainly apical, and function with minimal invasion. Technical development and better knowledge of the female pelvis functional anatomy is enabling today a more precise understanding of its physiopathology, so it facilitates the design of site-specific operations. Various surgical approaches and techniques are offered depending on the defect, where combined procedures give good solutions. It is necessary to have an appropriate surgical training to obtain the better competence, and a safe and correct repair. PMID: 28530619 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Archivos Espanoles de Urologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Arch Esp Urol Source Type: research

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Source: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Pediatric Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Operative Techniques Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 September 2017 Source:Case Reports in Women's Health Author(s): Josette C. Dawkins, Gregory K. Lewis, Benjamin Christensen, Morris Wortman Urinary tract injuries are unfortunate complications of pelvic surgery. With the increasing popularity of minimally invasive surgery, a thorough understanding of electrosurgical instrumentation and their thermal spread is important to reduce patient injuries. The index patient was a 50year old woman who underwent a supracervical hysterectomy 5years prior to her presentation with pelvic pain and dysuria. When her symptoms failed to improve despite a...
Source: Case Reports in Womens Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Conclusions: Combination management using DST revision, direct suturing repair, and a diverting stoma is recommended for intraoperative repair of anastomotic defects detected by IOCS.Dig Surg
Source: Digestive Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
A single center study was conducted to compare the short-term clinical outcome between laparoscopic surgery (LS) and open surgery (OS) repair for neonates with congenital duodenal obstruction (CDO).
Source: Journal of Pediatric Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Clinics in Perinatology - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: American Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
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