Sacrocolpopexy in management of vaginal vault prolapse


  • Javed Iqbal
  • Fauzia Nausheen
  • Fozia Ali Bhatti
  • Arif Tajammul Khan
  • Shahida Sheikh



Uterine Prolapse. Vaginal Vault Prolapse. Digestive System Surgical Procedures. Perineum. Vulva. Gynecologic Surgical Procedures. Orthopedic Procedures. Colpotomy. Research Design.


Aims & Objectives: To review the efficacy of Sacrocolpopexy in the management of vaginal vault prolapse Study Design: Interventional study. Setting & Population: Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Jinnah Hospital, Lahore. Women with vaginal vault prolapse after hysterectomy. Methods and Main-outcome measures: Abdominal Sacrocolpopexy using proline mesh. Follow-up in these patients were carried out at one week, four weeks, six months, and one year. Results: Sacrocolpopexy was carried out in ten patients for vaginal vault prolapse after vaginal (6) and abdominal hysterectomy (4). The mean age was 49.8 years. Parity was between P3 - P6 (Mean parity 4.3). Mean operation time was 79.3 minutes. Estimated blood loss was less than 200m1. No intra-operative or post-operative complications occurred in any case. Conclusion: Abdominal sacrocolpopexy is effective and safe in the treatment of vaginal vault prolapse. This procedure has high success rate in correcting prolapse without a time dependent decrease in efficacy.



How to Cite

Iqbal, J., Nausheen, F., Bhatti, F. A., Khan, A. T., & Sheikh, S. (2016). Sacrocolpopexy in management of vaginal vault prolapse. Annals of King Edward Medical University, 10(4).




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