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Journal of Medicine and Life Science 2012;9(2):128-130.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22730/jmls.2012.9.2.128    Published online December 31, 2012.
골반장기탈출증의 복식접근 대 질식접근
김영주, 김성대, 허정식
제주대학교 의학전문대학원 비뇨기과학교실
Abdominal vs Vaginal approach for pelvic organ prolapse
Young-Joo Kim, Sung Dae Kim, Jung-Sik Huh
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Jeju National University, Jeju, Korea
Correspondence:  Jung-Sik Huh, Email: urohjs@jejunu.ac.kr
Received: 7 December 2012   • Revised: 14 December 2012   • Accepted: 21 December 2012
Pelvic organ prolapse(POP) is a common, affecting women of all ages and costly affliction of older women, especially. It has been known that surgical technique for POP is vaginal approach or abdominal approach with/without synthetic mesh and biological graft the common vaginal and abdominal surgical procedures for POP repair according to the defective compartment, with quoted success rates based on anatomical criteria. The objective of this review is to know pros and cons of two surgical approach. Operator needs to be proficient in many different prolapse surgical techniques so that approach of surgical treatment for POP can be tailored to patient needs.
Key Words: Pelvic organ prolapse; Vaginal approach; Abdominal approach
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