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Sacrocolpopexy: Conventional Laparoscopic Versus Robot-Assisted Approach

  • Andrea MinerviniEmail author
  • Giampaolo Siena
  • Riccardo Campi
  • Christian Wagner
  • Gianni Vittori
  • Filippo Annino
  • Richard Gaston
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Part of the Urodynamics, Neurourology and Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions book series (UNPFD)

Abstract

Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a condition in which the pelvic organs (uterus, bladder and bowel) protrude into or past the vaginal introitus. POP is common and is seen on examination in 40–60% of parous women [1, 2]. Between 6 and 20% of women will have undergone a surgical correction for POP by the age of 80 [3].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Minervini
    • 1
    Email author
  • Giampaolo Siena
    • 1
  • Riccardo Campi
    • 1
  • Christian Wagner
    • 2
  • Gianni Vittori
    • 1
  • Filippo Annino
    • 3
  • Richard Gaston
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of UrologyUniversity of Florence, Careggi HospitalFlorenceItaly
  2. 2.Department of UrologyClinique Saint AugustinBordeauxFrance
  3. 3.Department of UrologySan Donato Hospital Arezzo—Usl Toscana SudEstArezzoItaly

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