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Surgical Anatomy of the Uterosacral Ligament Colpopexy

Siff, Lauren N.; Jallad, Karl; Hickman, Lisa C.; Walters, Mark D.

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: March 2019 - Volume 74 - Issue 3 - p 152–153
doi: 10.1097/OGX.0000000000000656

(Abstracted from Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 2017;24:380–382)

The most frequent complication in reports of uterosacral ligament (USL) colpopexy is ureteral compromise, resulting from either kinking or direct ureteral injury. The incidence of this complication was 3% to 5% in a number of studies.

Center for Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

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