Abdominal sacrohysteropexy versus vaginal hysterectomy for pelvic organ prolapse in young women


  • Anuja V. Bhalerao Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, N. K. P. Salve Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
  • Vaidehi Ajay Duddalwar Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, N. K. P. Salve Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India




Abdominal sacrohysteropexy, Anatomical outcome, Functional outcome, Pelvic organ prolapse, Pelvic organ prolapse- quantification, Vaginal hysterectomy


Background: Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is the descent of the pelvic organs beyond their anatomical confines. The definitive treatment of symptomatic prolapse is surgery but its management in young is unique due to various considerations. Aim of this study was to evaluate anatomical and functional outcome after abdominal sacrohysteropexy and vaginal hysterectomy for pelvic organ prolapse in young women.

Methods: A total 27 women less than 35 years of age with pelvic organ prolapse underwent either abdominal sacrohysteropexy or vaginal hysterectomy with repair. In all women, pre-op and post-op POP-Q was done for evaluation of anatomical defect and a validated questionnaire was given for subjective outcome.

Results: Anatomical outcome was significant in both groups as per POP-Q grading but the symptomatic outcome was better for sacrohysteropexy with regard to surgical time, bleeding, ovarian conservation, urinary symptoms, sexual function.

Conclusions: Sacrohysteropexy is a better option.


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