Risk of the prolapse „de novo“ in primary unaffected compartment by using the syntethic mesh in the surgery treatment of the pelvic organe prolapse

Authors: P. Urdzík 1;  J. Galád 2;  A. Ostró 1
Authors‘ workplace: II. gynekologicko-pôrodnícka klinika LF UPJŠ a UN L. Pasteura, Košice, prednosta prof. MUDr. A. Ostró, CSc. 1;  Gynekologické oddelenie, Gynpor, s. r. o, Sliač, primár MUDr. J. Galád 2
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2011; 76(4): 321-326


The aim of this retrospective trial was to evaluate the risk of the prolapse „de novo“ in primary unaffected compartment by using the syntethic mesh.

Rerospective multicentric trial.

2nd department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Medical Faculty of Safarik’s University and L. Pasteur Hospital, Košice and Gynaecology department, Gynpor, s.r.o., Sliač, Slovakia.

Population and methods:
One hundred and eleven women with stage ≥2 prolapse according to the Pelvic Organe Prolapse – Quantification (POP-Q) system was enrolled into the study. In group MESH A (anterior compartment) was 86 (17x Prolift Anterior; 69x Prolift Anterior like MESH and group MESH P (posterior compartment) was 25 (9x Prolift Posterior; 16x Prolift posterior like MESH) of enrolled women. The primary outcome was the risk of POP ≥2 „de novo“ prolapse in primary unaffected compartment at 12 months follow-up. The second was the efficacy of the treatment by using synhetic mesh. Third was: Did uterus sparing operation increase the risk of reccurance of the prolapse. Complications was also reported.

For subject attendigs the 12-month follow-up, the risk of „de novo“ prolapse in MESH A group was 20.9% (17/86) compared with only 16% (4/25) in the MESH P group and was not significantly different (p<0.13). The efficacy was 91.6% in the MESH A group and 84% in the MESH P group and was not significantly different. Uterus sparing operation did not increase the risk the prolapse „de novo“ in primary unaffected compartment. Vaginal mesh exposure occured in 14.4%.

Vaginal repair by using MESH is effective in the treatment of the pelvic organe prolapse, but is posible to provoke the development of prolapse in primary unaffected compartment.

Key words:
pelvic organe prolapse, mesh, retrospective trial.


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