JOURNAL ARTICLE
MULTICENTER STUDY

[Safety and 12-month results on stage 3-4 cystocele repair by the vaginal route using a light-weight mesh]

J Renaudie, M Brouziyne, G Priou, G Devoldère, G Marie, R de Tayrac
Progrès en Urologie 2013, 23 (4): 237-43
23544980

OBJECTIVE: To assess safety and efficacy at short-term of a light-weight polypropylene mesh (28 g/m2) for stage 3-4 cystocele repair by the vaginal route.

MATERIAL AND METHODS: A multicentric prospective cohort study, performed between 2010 and 2011 in seven centers. Pre-operative assessment included prolapse quantification using the POP-Q. Pre- and postoperative validated symptoms and quality of life questionnaires were used. Main objective was mesh safety. Secondary objectives were anatomical and functional success.

RESULTS: One hundred and eleven patients, with a mean age of 67±9 years, were included in the study, and 94 were included in the analysis (84.7%). In 14 cases (12.8%), it was a secondary surgery. Two intra-operative complications occurred (2.2%). Safety analysis on 86 patients followed up at 12 months (91.5%) has shown satisfaction rate of 98.8% (85/86), mesh contraction rate of 9.3% (8/86), one case of vaginal mesh exposure (1.2%), no cases of pelvic pain and rate of postoperative dyspareunia of 5.5% (3/55). Anatomic success rate on cystocele (Ba point < -1) at short-term was 82/86 (95.3%) and improvement of symptoms and quality of life was highly significant. Five patients (5.3%) were reoperated.

CONCLUSION: Cystocele repair by the vaginal route using a light-weight transobturator polypropylene mesh was safe and efficient at short-term. Long-term data are needed.

Full Text Links

Find Full Text Links for this Article

Discussion

You are not logged in. Sign Up or Log In to join the discussion.

Related Papers

Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
23544980
×

Save your favorite articles in one place with a free QxMD account.

×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"