Sacrocolpopexy Versus Vaginal Mesh Procedure for Pelvic Prolapse

2014-07-23 21:09:40 | BioPortfolio


Pelvic prolapse is one of the most frequent pathology in Gynecology. Recurrency of the prolapse after primary surgery is relatively high, 15-30%. Sacrocolpopexy has showed to be effective but it requires a long learning curves and is more aggressive. New meshes techniques seem to be effective, as well, with less learning curve but they are expensive and there are no randomize studies published.

The investigators aim is to compare both techniques in terms of: anatomical and functional efficacy, cost, operating time and complications.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment


Vaginal Vault Prolapse


Elevate mesh, Sacrocolpopexy


Hospital Clinic Barcelona




Hospital Clinic of Barcelona

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:40-0400

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