Feasibility and outcome of vaginal paravaginal repair using the Capio suture-capturing device.
Summary of "Feasibility and outcome of vaginal paravaginal repair using the Capio suture-capturing device."
This investigation describes the feasibility and outcome of vaginal paravaginal repair (VPVR) performed using the Capioâ„¢ suture-capturing device.
This prospective study included 36 women with paravaginal fascial defects, symptomatic stage II to IV anterior vaginal wall prolapse, and uterine prolapse equal or more than stage 2. VPVR was performed using the Capio device. In addition, anterior colporrhaphy, posterior colporrhaphy, and vaginal hysterectomy were performed.
The mean time required to perform the VPVR was 12.9Â min (range, 11-18Â min). The median blood loss during the VPVR was 35Â ml (range, 20-65Â ml). There were no major intraoperative complications. At 2-year follow-up, the rate of recurrent anterior vaginal wall prolapse (stage â‰¥2) was 8.6%.
VPVR performed using the Capio device is associated with minimal dissection of the tissues, blood loss, and operating time and has low recurrence rate at 2-year follow-up.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: International urogynecology journal
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21932135
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00192-011-1566-1
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