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1) Only 12 months of follow up are too short a period to evaluate adverse effects of permanent sutures. Erosions, rejections and need for reoperation are usually evident after 5 years.
2) Screening for cervical, endometrial, uterine cancers, for decades, is necessary for women who maintain their prolapsed uteruses, increasing medical visits/laboratory exams/long term overall costs.
3) In other research studies , women preferred definitive hysterectomies over minor surgical procedures that preserved uteruses.
4) Even abdominal hysterectomies were proved cheaper than alternative surgical procedures. 
5) Costly preservation of an atrophic, non functional organ, merely on cultural or ideological grounds, must not be accepted by any NHS.