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Poor long term outcomes after prolapse surgery

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f3091 (Published 15 May 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f3091

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Researchers estimate that a third of women who have an abdominal sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse can expect the operation to fail within seven years (estimated probability 0.34). The estimated failure rate is close to a half for women who have a prophylactic anti-incontinence procedure …

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