Laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy

Laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy

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It is a surgical procedure used to treat pelvic organ prolapse in women.

Through laparoscopy a synthetic mesh material to the vaginal vault and then this is attached to the sacrum ( bone at the base of the spine) using sutures .

The mesh provides support like a buttress to the organs that have prolapsed, such as the uterus, bladder, or rectum, and helps to hold them in their proper place and position.

This approach involves making 3 to 4 small cuts of 0.5 cm in size in the abdomen, through which specialized instruments are introduced to perform the procedure. We provide the best pelvic surgeon in Bangalore. visit us today.

Indication for laparoscopic sacrocolopexy

Women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP), a condition in which the pelvic organs (such as the bladder, uterus, or rectum) descend or protrude into the vaginal canal due to weakened or stretched pelvic support structures.

Women who have significant symptoms related to their POP, such as discomfort or pressure in the pelvic area, difficulty with bowel or bladder function, or sexual dysfunction.

Women who have tried and failed withconservative measures as pelvic floor exercises or pessary devices without success


It is a lap surgical procedure that is performed under general anesthesia. Here are the basic steps involved in the procedure:

  • Small 3 to 4 incisions are made in the abdomen .
  • A video laparoscope is introduced and other specilased instruments are used to facilitate the surgery.
  • A mesh is introduced and kept in place to provide additional support to uterus ,bladder and the other end of mesh is attached to the sacrum . The mesh is kept in place by sutures.
  • The instruments are removed and the incisions are closed by suture or glue.
Indication For Surgery
  • Pelvic pressure, pain dueto prolapse
  • To prevent complications, such as infection, bleeding, or organ damage.
  • Failed conservative measures like pelvic floor exercises and pessary
Advantages Of Surgery
  • Faster recovery
  • Improved quality of life
  • Long-lasting results
  • Better accuracy
  • Minimal scarring
Disadvantages Of Surgery
  • Pain and discomfort
  • Risks and complications
  • Cost
  • Emotional stress
Drawbacks of surgery
  • Complicated surgery
  • Recovery time- some take longer time to recover due to delayed healing
  • Risk of complications, bleeding, blood clots, or anesthesia complications.
  • Cost
  • Need for follow-up care

who should perform the surgery

It is a complex surgical procedure that should be performed by a trained and experienced surgeon.

It should be performed by a gynecologic surgeon who has trained in pelvic surgery or has extensive experience in performing laparoscopic procedures and who has a track record of successful outcomes.

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