Surgical Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

1st Edition

Female Pelvic Surgery Video Atlas Series: Expert Consult: Online and Print


  • Mickey Karram
  • Christopher Maher
  • Key Features

    • Case-based presentations and videos, narrated by the authors, take you step-by-step through a variety of procedures including abdominal sacral colpohysteropexy, laparoscopic sacral colpopexy, high uterosacral suspension, and more.
    • Coverage of hot topics such as robotic and laparoscopic prolapse repairs, prolapse repairs and uterine preservation, the role of mesh augmentation, techniques and indications for native tissue prolapse repair, and surgical management and prevention of POP surgery complications keeps you current with the latest advancements in the field.
    • Highly illustrated, quick-reference chapters discuss all of the possible diagnoses for which each procedure is indicated.
    • Case studies describe the clinical history surrounding each case featured in the videos.
    • An overview of how the entire pelvis functions as a unit helps illustrate the importance of a multidisciplinary, team approach in diagnosing and treating abnormalities.
    • Online access at places the full text, video clips, and more at your fingertips on any computer or mobile device.

    Table of Contents

    1 Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Social Impact of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    2 Surgical Anatomy of the Pelvis and the Anatomy of Pelvic Support

    3 Preoperative Evaluation and Staging of Patients with Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    4 Techniques for Vaginal Hysterectomy and Vaginal Trachelectomy in Patients with Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    5 Surgical Procedures to Suspend a Prolapsed Uterus

    6 Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Colposacropexy and Cervicosacropexy

    7 Surgical Management of Apical Vaginal Wall Prolapse

    8 Surgical Management of Anterior Vaginal Wall Prolapse

    9 Surgical Correction of Posterior Pelvic Floor Defects

    10 Obliterative Procedures for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    11 Surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Avoiding and Managing Complications


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    About the editors

    Mickey Karram

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Director of Fellowship Program, Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, The Christ Hospital; Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Urology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

    Christopher Maher

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor, Urogynaecology and Reconstructive Gynaecology Surgery, Wesley Urogynaecology Unit, Wesley Hospital, Queensland, Australia