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Title: Hysteropexy in the treatment of uterine prolapse stage 2 or higher: a multicenter randomized controlled non-inferiority trial comparing laparoscopic sacrohysteropexy with vaginal sacrospinous hysteropexy (LAVA-trial, study protocol)
Authors: van ─▓sselmuiden, Mèlanie N ×
Coolen, Anne-Lotte W M
Detollenaere, Renée J
den Boon, Jan
Bongers, Marlies
van de Pol, Geerte
Vollebregt, Astrid
Radder, Celine M
Deprest, Jan
van Eijndhoven, Hugo W F #
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: BioMed Central
Series Title: BMC Women's Health vol:14 pages:112-112
Article number: 10.1186/1472-6874-14-112
Abstract: Pelvic organ prolapse is a common health problem: the lifetime risk of undergoing surgery for pelvic organ prolapse by the age of 85 years is 19%. Pelvic organ prolapse has significant negative effects on a woman's quality of life. Worldwide, vaginal hysterectomy is the leading treatment method for patients with symptomatic uterovaginal prolapse. Several studies have shown that vaginal sacrospinous hysteropexy and laparoscopic sacrohysteropexy are safe and effective alternatives in treating uterine descent. To date, it is unclear which of these techniques leads to the best operative result and the highest patient satisfaction. Therefore, we conducted the LAVA trial.
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ISSN: 1472-6874
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
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