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Proximity of Uterosacral Ligament Suspension Sutures and S3 Sacral Nerve to Pelvic Landmarks

Maldonado, Pedro A.; Stuparich, Mallory A.; McIntire, Donald D.; Wai, Clifford Y.

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: April 2017 - Volume 72 - Issue 4 - p 223–225
doi: 10.1097/OGX.0000000000000431
Gynecology: Urogynecology

(Abstracted from Int Urogynecol J 2017;28:77–84)

A common approach for surgical management of apical vaginal prolapse is use of the high uterosacral ligament suspension (USLS) procedure. Definitions of success for this procedure vary; its demonstrated efficacy for apical prolapse ranges from 59% to 98.3%.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

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