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For all patient who underwent vaginal hysterectomy with sacrospinous ligament fixation preoperatively POP Q done immediately after operation, again assessed by POPQ.
Using the ischial spine as a prominent landmark, the sacrospinous ligament is palpated; this ligament passes from the ischial spine to the lower part of the sacrum.
Sacrospinous ligament fixation for pelvic organ prolapse in the era of vaginal mesh kits.
This study was done to evaluate the effectiveness of sacrospinous ligament fixation for vault suspension in patients of vault prolapse.
Two-year outcomes were similar between women who underwent transvaginal sacrospinous ligament fixation and those who underwent transvaginal uterosacral ligament suspension to correct apical vaginal or uterine prolapse and stress incontinence in the first randomized trial to compare the two approaches.
HH: The FIXT system delivers a suture through an anatomical structure, such as the sacrospinous ligament or the arcus tendineous.
However, when it came to surgery, urologists inserted a mesh with sacrospinous ligament fixation much more frequently than gynaecologists (58% v.
The pudendal bundle passes around the termination of the sacrospinous ligament just as it attaches onto the ischial spine.
4) Several authors have reported the long term and short term anatomical results (5,6) complications, recurrence rate, quality of life, sexuality (5,6) after unilateral and bilateral sacrospinous ligament fixation individually but no study is done comparing the both.
Corticosteroid injection at the sacrospinous ligament insertion decreases pain (SOR: B, RCT).
Because the sacrospinous ligament does not serve any anatomic purpose, I transect the ligament so that I can transpose the pudendal nerve anteriorly to give it more room.
It must be kept in mind that certain prolapse procedures, such as sacrospinous ligament fixation and colpocleisis, have a particularly high risk of postoperative occult SUI.