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Clinical observation of 2 patients and a literature review of pregnancy outcome after uterine-sparing apical suspension for pelvic organ prolapse

Published:November 09, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2022.10.026

      Abstract

      Objective

      To observe pregnancy postoperatively and long-term follow-up after uterine-sparing apical suspension for pelvic organ prolapsed (POP).

      Study design

      We report 2 patients who delivered newborns after uterine-sparing apical suspension for pelvic organ prolapse at our center and a literature review on this topic.

      Results

      The patients’ ages were 26 and 32 years at their respective times of surgery. The follow-up times were 7 and 8 years. These patients became pregnant at 52 and 46 months after surgery, and delivered by cesarean section at term. There was no re-prolapse at follow-ups of 15 and 10 months postpartum. The results were consistent with those reported in the literature.

      Conclusion

      Patients with POP who have reproductive requirements can benefit from surgical treatment, and this benefit is maintained after cesarean section.

      Synopsis

      Observation of 2 patients who delivered newborns after uterine-sparing apical suspension for pelvic organ prolapsed at our center and a literature review.

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