da Vinci Sacrocolpopexy Pelvic Prolapse Surgery
|da Vinci Sacrocolpopexy
Pelvic prolapse occurs when a pelvic organ, such as your vagina or uterus slips out of its normal position. Surgery to correct this condition is called sacrocolpopexy. During surgery, doctors use surgical mesh to keep your pelvic organ(s) in the correct spot and ease your symptoms.
Pelvic prolapse surgery can be done with open surgery through one large incision (cut). It can also be done with minimally invasive surgery using traditional laparoscopy or da Vinci Surgery.
Why da VinciSurgery?
The da Vinci System is a robotic-assisted surgical device that your surgeon is 100% in control of at all times. The da Vinci System gives surgeons:
da Vinci Sacrocolpopexy offers the following potential benefits compared to open surgery:
da Vinci Sacrocolpopexy offers the following potential benefits compared to traditional laparoscopy:
The da Vinci System has brought minimally invasive surgery to more than 3 million patients worldwide. da Vinci technology – changing the experience of surgery for people around the world.
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Risks & Considerations Related to Sacrocolpopexy (pelvic prolapse surgery):mesh erosion/infection caused by mesh moving from vaginal wall into surrounding organs causing the need for another operation, injury to rectum/bowel, injury to bladder (organ that holds urine), injury to the ureters (the ureters drain urine from the kidney into the bladder), front wall of the rectum pushes into the back wall of the vagina, prolapsed bladder (bladder budges into vagina when supportive tissue weakens), vaginal incision opens or separates, loss of bladder control, pooling of blood between bladder and pubic bone, pooling of blood between the anus and vagina.
Important Safety Information
Serious complications may occur in any surgery, including da Vinci® Surgery, up to and including death. Individual surgical results may vary. Patients should talk to their doctor to decide if da Vinci Surgery is right for them. Patients and doctors should review all available information on non-surgical and surgical options in order to make an informed decision. Please also refer to http://www.daVinciSurgery.com/Safety for Important Safety Information.
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