Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate outcomes after standardized transvaginal prolapse repair with nonanchored mesh and a vaginal support device.
Study design: Postoperative vaginal support was assessed by pelvic organ prolapse quantitative examination after repair of symptomatic stage II/III prolapse. Validated questionnaires assessed pelvic symptoms and sexual function. Visual analog scales quantified experience with the vaginal support device.
Results: One hundred thirty-six women received the planned surgery; 95.6% of the women returned for the 1-year assessment: 76.9% of the cases were stage 0/I; however, in 86.9% of the cases, the leading vaginal edge was above the hymen. Pelvic symptoms, quality of life, and sexual function improved significantly from baseline (P < .05). Median visual analog scale scores for vaginal support device awareness and discomfort were 2.6 and 1.2, respectively (0 = none; 10 = worst possible).
Conclusion: Vaginal support, pelvic symptoms, and sexual function improved at 1 year, compared with baseline, after trocar-free prolapse repair with nonanchored mesh and a vaginal support device.
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