hysteropexy


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hysteropexy

[his‚te·rō′pek·sē]
(medicine)
Fixation of the uterus by a surgical operation to correct displacement.
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Hysteropexy is performed for patients who desire preservation of the uterus.
Manchester repair, sacrospinous hysteropexy and abdominal or laparoscopic hysteropexy are available options.
Sacrospinous hysteropexy and vaginal hysterectomy with uterosacral ligament suspension were found to be comparable at 12 months after surgery in this large randomized trial involving 208 women with uterine prolapse stage 2 or higher requiring surgery and no history of pelvic floor surgery.