Markedly Prolapsed Uterus

  • Mitchel S. Hoffman
  • William N. Spellacy


The markedly prolapsed uterus lends itself well to vaginal hysterectomy. With such prolapse there is coexistent significant anatomic distortion of the urinary tract. Some technically important aspects of transvaginal removal of the markedly prolapsed uterus are described. Much of the surgical effort and therefore emphasis of this chapter is on reconstruction of genital tract anatomy and support.


Obstet Gynecol Bladder Neck Vaginal Hysterectomy Anterior Vaginal Wall Vaginal Vault 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mitchel S. Hoffman
    • 1
  • William N. Spellacy
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics-GynecologyUniversity of South Florida, College of MedicineTampaUSA

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